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National Multiple Sclerosis Society
New York City Chapter



Address:733 Third Avenue, 3rd Floor New York NY 10017
Telephone(s):(212) 463-7787
Fax:(212) 989-7981
E-mail:info@msnyc.org
World Wide Web: http://www.nationalmssociety.org/NYN


Description:Provides professional and public education; information and referral; and supports research. Offers counseling services, support groups, physician referrals, advocacy, discount prescription and health care products program, and assistance in obtaining adaptive equipment. Regional affiliates throughout the U.S.


Hours:Mon.- Fri., 9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.; Information Resource Center and Library answers telephone inquiries Mon.-Fri., 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Eligibility Requirements:No restrictions.
Fees/Methods of Payment:Membership includes quarterly newsletter, "Inside MS," available in print and on audiocassette. Individuals with multiple sclerosis may receive a courtesy membership if they are unable to pay. Membership in the NYC Chapter is free.
Access for People with Disabilities:Wheelchair access.


Services Offered:Benefits AssistanceCrisis InterventionHealth Care ReferralsHealth EducationJob Search / PlacementLegal Education/InformationMental Health Care and CounselingMutual Support GroupsPhysician ReferralsPre-job GuidanceRecreational ActivitiesVolunteer Opportunities
Languages Offered:Spanish
Target Groups(By Need):Disabilities, People with