Please call before attending a meeting to confirm time and location.
This group is currently looking for a new group leader.
This group meets March through June and September through December. Please call for details.
2nd Wednesday of each month September through May. Please check the reader board for room information.
Attending an MS support group makes it much easier to connect with others facing similar challenges related to MS, make new friends and build personal networks of support, and find information about MS-related resources available in your local community.
Please contact the facilitator of the group you wish to attend to learn more about the group and where it meets. If you still have questions about the Chapter’s MS Support Groups after contacting the facilitator, or need help locating a group closest to your home, please contact our Information Resource Center at 1-800-344-4867 and ask to speak with a Service Navigator.
MS Connection Groups or self-help groups bring people together who share common life experiences for support, education and mutual aid. Benefits of participating in a connection group include:
- Learning new information and strategies for confronting problems.
- Finding support from others.
- The opportunity to help others.
- Feeling empowered and more self-confident in coping with challenges.
The Pennsylvania Keystone Chapter of the National MS Society MS Connection Groups focus on support, advocacy, education, and are social in nature. Some groups also serve specific populations, such as young adults, parents with MS, carepartners, or African-Americans.
Members of an MS Connection Groups share a belief that positive personal change happens through individual efforts with the support of others.
Topics and speakers vary by month; please contact group leader for specific information on monthly topics/activities.
No registration required.
Please contact Richard for the time of the meetings.