National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter

National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter


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General Information
Description of ServiceHelps each person affected by MS in their area address the challenges of living with MS. Helps by raising funds for cutting-edge research, driving change through advocacy, facilitating professional education and providing programs and services that empower people with MS and their families to move their lives forward.

Their staff and volunteers are dedicated to achieving a world free of MS. Through their chapter’s support services and educational programs for people living with MS and their families and friends, they help connect people in their local communities who want to do something about MS now.

Offers many programs — including professional counseling and peer facilitated support groups, educational programs and seminars, referrals to neurologists and healthcare professionals, national teleconferences and internet programs, services for the homebound, and social and recreational programs to assist people with MS and their families in leading productive and fulfilling lives.

Their community support helps to fund their local programs and accelerate worldwide research projects to ensure no opportunity is wasted.
LocationAllegheny
Geographical AreaAllegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Fayette, Forest, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Lawrence, Mercer, Somerset, Venango, Washington, and Westmoreland.
Intake ProcedureVisit website or call hotline
 
Client Information
EligibilityPersons with multiple sclerosis and their families
 
Availability
Hours of Operation Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
Contact Information
 
Contact's Name Pam Dixon
Contact's Position Director, Education and Outreach
Contact's Email pamela.dixon@nmss.org
Physical Site Address 1 1501 Reedsdale Avenue
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 105
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15233
Main Phone 412-261-6347
Hotline Phone 800-344-4867
Fax 412-281-6381
Service Location Email pax@nmss.org
Web Address www.nationalmssociety.org/Chapters/PAX
 
 
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: National Multiple Sclerosis Society
Affiliated Program: National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter
This Service: National Multiple Sclerosis Society - Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter
 
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Homebound (YF-3400)
Multiple Sclerosis (YF-3000.5120)
Peer Counseling (RF-6500)
Public Awareness/Education (TJ-6500)
Specialized Counseling Services (RP-1400.8000)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)
Voluntary Health Organizations (TD-1200.6600-900)