National Multiple Sclerosis Society

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Basic Information

Address: 1700 Owens St. Suite 190, San Francisco, CA 94158
Phone Number: 800-344-4867, 415-230-6677
Fax Number: 415-230-6652
Director: Janelle Del Carlo

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Additional Information

Causes Served: Help people with multiple sclerosis
Population Served: 12,500 people with MS in a 40-county area.
Days of Service: all
Philosophy/Belief Statement:

We help each person address the challenges of living with MS through our 50-state network of chapters. The Society helps people affected by MS by funding cutting-edge research, driving change through advocacy, facilitating professional education, and providing programs and services that help people with MS and their families move their lives forward.

We are moving research forward by relentlessly pursuing prevention, treatment and cure.
We are moving to reach out and respond to individuals, families and communities living with multiple sclerosis.
We are moving politicians and legislation to champion the needs of people with MS through activism, advocacy and influence.
We are moving to mobilize the millions of people who want to do something about MS now.

Program History:

The Greater New England Chapter offers a full spectrum of community-based education, financial and social supports, and advocacy programs designed to:

Increase knowledge of the disease and available treatments
Improve health and wellness
Maximize independence at home and in the community
Advocate for public policies that support those with disabilities


Bike MS event
Walk MS
MS Golf

Additional Information:

Index of Programs and Services:

Advocacy and Government Relations
Annual Meeting
Ask the Experts
Café con Leche
Can We Talk? Newly Diagnosed Monthly Information Calls
Career Planning for Change
Classified Ads
Clinical Trials
Community Program Partnerships
College Chat
Emotional Support
Exchange Point for Young Adults
Financial Assistance
Información en Español
Information & Referral
In-Touch Telephone Support Group
Keep S'Myelin
Kids Get MS Too
Knowledge is Power
Lending Library
Momentum Magazine
MSConnection Newsletter
MS Learn Online
MS Week in Jackson Village
MS World
Newly Diagnosed Resources
Peer Support
Physical Wellness
Progress Notes
Promise: 2010
Relationship Matters
Scholarship Program
Self-Help Groups
Tai Chi
Teleconference Series
Waterman Research Lecture
Young Adults