P.O. Box 237, 6743 Kinne Street,East Syracuse NY 13057
(315) 438-4790 • 1-800-975-2404 • (315) 438-4704 FAX

The Lending Library has been recently updated with new material.

 

 

Multiple Sclerosis Resources of Central New York, Inc

Offers a full range of services to individuals who are affected by MS.

The agency provides numerous free educational programs on a variety of topics in many different communities. These services are free, open to the public and feature a guest speaker who is an authority in their field. Programs are geared for individuals and their families and deal with issues important to persons living with MS.

Professional education programs are held for community agencies, medical professionals, social workers, nursing personnel and the like who are interested in learning more about MS and related issues.

The organization publishes a newsletter – The MS Chronicle-6 times a year with the latest updates on MS, from the medical community and articles that make day to day living with MS more comfortable.

The Agency Provides the following Services, however, we also take each individual case into account when a request is made for assistance.

Transportation-Transportation is provided to clients within our service area for Medical appointments related to their MS treatment, at no charge. 24-hour notice is needed to reserve transportation. Cab service is provided unless wheelchair transport is necessary.

Loan of Equipment-Durable medical equipment may be loaned short-term from our loan closet at no charge to clients if available. Equipment may also be donated to the loan closet. 48-hour notice is required for the loan of equipment.We accept donations of medical equipment that is in working order and has been cleaned.

Support Groups- Support Group meetings are held in Syracuse, Fayetteville, Chittenango, Oswego and Utica.

Meetings are held monthly and are open to all clients, their families, friends and are free. The meetings are designed to be an interaction between clients and at times Guest Speakers.

Syracuse Area Support Group
2nd Tuesday of every month
Lincoln Middle School,
James Street, Syracuse
7PM - 8:30PM School Cafeteria

Madison County Area Support Group -
1st Monday of every month
The Grand at Chittenango
331 Russell Street, Chittenango
2:00-4:00PM Dining Room

Oswego County Area Support Group -
Contact MS Resources for more info.

Auburn/Cayuga Co. Support Group -
4th Tuesday of every month
Finger Lakes Mall
7PM Community Room

Educational Programs-The agency offers a variety of Educational Programs with leading professionals on topics related to MS symptom management, MS updates, and the latest in treatment options. Programs are held in the Spring and Fall in several counties throughout the service area.

Family/Social Activities-The agency offers a variety of family activities such as the Client Indoor Picnic, Support Group Holiday Parties and much more. We also hold men’s and women’s weekend get aways.

Referrals-MS Resources Staff will do their best to research all inquiries that cannot be answered directly. We will consult with other local agencies to assist with a situation if necessary.

Scholarship Grants For IHP-All persons who may be interested in either the aqua therapy or land exercise programs at the Institute for Human Performance in Syracuse, NY may request a financial application for approval into the program. An initial assessment must be done at the IHP prior to acceptance.

The Lending Library-Books, videotapes and audiocassettes are available for loan from our library. Click on the Lending Library for a complete list of books, etc.

© 2015
Multiple Sclerosis Resources
of Central New York

The June 2017 issue
of The MS Chronicle
is now available.