Helping the MS Community Since 1949
"To improve the Quality of Life of persons with Multiple Sclerosis and their families"
Other Programs and Services
To access any of our services or programs, call (503) 297-9544
or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Information & ReferralThrough the MSSP, you can get help with home repair/modification, plumbing problems, weatherization and more. We can hook you up with a concerned caregiver or help you dive into a cool swimming pool exercise program. The staff at MSSP has the contacts and resources you want and need to help make your life a little easier. We also have free packets filled with information on all aspects of MS. Contact us for more information. Apply Now!
MSSP’s quarterly newsletter, the "MULTA SPES", is packed with information on the latest research, MSSP events, stories of inspiration, advice on coping with MS and other information of interest to the MS community. Contact us for more information. Apply Now!
You can also read the online version of the MSSP Newsletter here.... MULTA SPES
Social SupportCome join us at our free social events, made available to MS persons, their family members, friends and caregivers. MSSP provides food, entertainment, guest speakers with current information on MS or symptom management and most importantly, fellowship. Transportation is provided for any person with MS who needs it. See our calendar page of events or contact us here for more information. Apply Now!
EducationMSSP provides fact sheets written in simple layman’s terms that help you keep in touch with the latest information, research and symptom management treatments available. MSSP also maintains a lending library of information for quick answers to your questions. The books, audio and videotapes are available to the public for educational and personal information. Apply Now!
MSSP also maintains a lending library of information for quick reference to answer incoming written and oral questions. The books, audio and video tapes are available to the public for educational and personal information. Apply Now!
Medical EquipmentMSSP accepts donations of usable medical equipment for its lending closet. The equipment varies from manual and battery-operated wheelchairs to standing frames. The donated equipment is available on loan to anyone in the MS community for as long as they need it. Apply Now!
Peer Support GroupsMSSP’s “Sunshine Committee” and “Good Neighbor” programs offer MS peers and volunteers who call patients and make visits to offer support, empathy, suggestions for coping and good fellowship. Apply Now!
Crisis InterventionMSSP is there with one-time emergency assistance to people with MS when no other resources are available. This service is made available on a case-by-case basis. Apply Now!
Care ManagementThe MSSP’s staff works in partnership with MS persons to assist them in linking-up with needed care and local resources. Staff provides advocacy with medical personnel and other social service agencies so that the person with MS has a well-rounded support system. We also have educational materials and hands-on training for family and care providers available on request. \
You can apply on-line for services or call the office at (503) 297-9544 to have an application sent to you.
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