Multiple Sclerosis Service Society of CLASS

Community Living and Support Services (CLASS)

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United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceIndependent of other Multiple Sclerosis organizations, CLASS currently offers residential services, community skills training, vocational programs, attendant care services, outreach, and advocacy to residents of western Pennsylvania living with Multiple Sclerosis.

Programs and Services of Multiple Sclerosis Service Society (MSSS) include:

Muliple Sclerosis Exercise and Support Program (MSES)
Under a doctor’s direction, MSES staff provide instructional range of motion exercises, equipment, and assistive living device evaluations, and emotional support in the home. The staff also educate clients about adaptive and durable medical equipment, a home exercise program, and safety concerns. Services are available Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Durable Medical Equipment and Supplies
The MSSS is a full service provider of medical equipment and supplies. This includes sales, services, and rentals with free delivery in your area. Participants discuss their needs with experienced staff who recommend medical equipment and supplies.

Information And Referral
This program is designed to help individuals in making the necessary emotional, social, and economic adjustments to their lifestyle. The MSSS offers community education through Information and Referral. View some of the Helpful Links.

Social And Recreational Activities
The MSSS helps to fund ten social clubs/support groups throughout Southwestern Pennsylvania. Most clubs meet monthly and plan various activities throughout the year. Download the most recent schedule for the Support/Social Clubs here.

Community Education
Key staff members are available for public speaking engagements to educate the community about MS and its implication as well as the services offered through MSSS. A newsletter, “The Voice” is done three times per year from CLASS to highlight clients, programs and upcoming events for all programs and divisions of CLASS.

Lending Library
Informative articles are mailed and recent books and videos on MS may be borrowed from the MSSS office.
Geographical AreaAllegheny, Beaver, Butler, Crawford, Erie, Lawrence, Mercer, Venango, Westmoreland
Intake ProcedurePhysician referral.
Intake RequirementsPhysician prescription for MSES program.
Client Information
EligibilityIndividuals diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis.
Hours of Operation 8:00am-4:30pm, weekdays
Contact Information
Contact's Name Ms. Susan J. Navish
Contact's Position Executive Director
Contact's Email
Physical Site Address 1 875 Greentree Road
Physical Site Address 2 Two Parkway Center, Suite 125
Physical Site City, State, Zip Pittsburgh, PA 15220
Main Phone 412-683-7100
Hotline Phone 800- 542-2413
TDD Phone 412-246-2255
Other Phone 888-954-2424
Service Location Email
Web Address
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Community Living and Support Services (CLASS)
Affiliated Program: Community Living and Support Services (CLASS)
This Service: Multiple Sclerosis Service Society of CLASS
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Attendant Services for People With Disabilities (PH-0500)
Community Action/Social Advocacy Groups (TD-1600)
Disease/Disability Information (LH-2700.1700)
Exercise Classes/Groups (PL-6600.1800)
Medical Equipment/Supplies (LH-5000)
Medical Libraries (TJ-4400.8100-500)
Multiple Sclerosis (YF-3000.5120)
Specialized Information and Referral (TJ-3000.8000)
Vocational Rehabilitation (ND-9000)