National Multiple Sclerosis Society
New York City Chapter
Address:733 Third Avenue, 3rd Floor New York NY 10017
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 Assistance
, Crisis Intervention
, Health Care Referrals
, Health Education
, Job Search / Placement
, Legal Education/Information
, Mental Health Care and Counseling
, Mutual Support Groups
, Physician Referrals
, Pre-job Guidance
, Recreational Activities
, Volunteer Opportunities
Target Groups(By Need):Disabilities, People with