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General Agency Information
Name:National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Alternate Name(s):Northern California Chapter
Address:2589 Scott Blvd.
Santa Clara, CA  95050
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:408-988-7557
Toll Free:800-344-4867
Email Address:can_info@nmss.org
Website:can.nationalmssociety.org/
Days/Hours of Operation/Phone:Monday-Friday, 8-5
Description:The National MS Society, Northern California Chapter provides a variety of programs, services and information for persons living with multiple sclerosis, their friends and families, and health care professionals engaged in our shared movement toward a world free of MS. We are committed to helping Northern Californians address the challenges of living with MS.
Programs:Information Resource Center
provide referrals to various professional services in your local community.

Direct Financial Assistance
The Northern California Chapter's Financial Assistance Program offers guidance, leverage and resources to help minimize the financial impact of MS.

Care Management
coordinate social, economic, and health care resources to meet individual needs and prevent costlier care.

Employment & MS
Resource for information on retention, disability benefits, and insurance issues.

Self-Help Groups
bring people together who share a common life experience for support, education, and mutual aid.

Peer Support
A great source of support and you can reach out to them through connecting with a volunteer peer counselor.

Emotional Wellness
Resources to assist people in dealing with the emotional aspects of MS, including self-help groups, counseling groups, workshops, and other programs geared toward supporting the quality of life for people living with MS.

Self help Groups: Santa Cruz County
Estefana 831-406-9127


Publications:Momentum, online magazine
Volunteer Info:Volunteering opportunities range from volunteering at special events to office work. Whatever your preference and skill level, we have something for you. Dedicated volunteers help to make the National MS Society successful.
Languages other than English:None
Accommodations for Disabled:Parking & Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Call for information
Eligibility:Open to All
Fees:Donations Accepted
Areas Served:Monterey County
San Benito County
Santa Clara County
Santa Cruz County
Funding Source:Donations
Fundraising
 
Subject Headings
 Advocacy
Health Education
Health Related Support Groups
Library Services
Multiple Sclerosis
Private Nonprofits
This record last modified November 7, 2013