Contact Information
Office Phone 519-676-7420
Toll Free Phone 1-800-268-7582
After Hours Phone 519-676-7420
Primary Contact Nelda Renkema, Program & Services Coordinator, MS Society-Chatham-Kent Chapter; Phone: 519 676-7420; Email:
Alternate Contact Sheila Clements, Chairperson; Phone: 519-351-2008
Description and Service Details
Description (Service) The MS Society Mission Statement is to find a cure for multiple sclerosis and to enable people affected by MS to enhance their quality of life * The Chatham-Kent MS Chapter supports MS patients and contributes funds for MS approved research; It is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors and the main fund raising activities are the annual MS Walk in April and bingos every month * Upon request our Client Services Coordinator will make home visits to provide information, support and referral for the person with MS and family members * Equipment from storage is available on loan, with the recommendation of an Occupational Therapist * Funding assistance may be available for that portion of MS related equipment not covered by government programs or personal insurance * Funding is also available for special assistance services such as house cleaning and respite care. Horseback riding in the summer is available * Support groups are available in Chatham-Kent as well as caregiver support.* Education is offered to anyone upon request.
Hours Hours: Can call or email anytime or leave a message 
meeting times vary, so please call for dates and times
Meetings Chatham - call Nelda 519-676-7420 for dates and times of support group meetings
Areas Served Chatham-Kent
Eligibility Male; Female; Infants; Toddlers; Children; Youth; Adults; Seniors
Application By phone; Arrange home visit/assessment; No referral needed; No waiting list
Languages English
Fees Membership - Membership fee of $10 per year which can be waived for low income clients who request it
Agency Information
Established Chatham-Kent Chapter 1968; MS Society of Canada was founded in 1948
Primary Executive Sheila Clements, Chapter Chair; Phone: 519-351-2008
Funding Fundraising ; Donations ; MS WALK, bingos
Elections At the Annual General Meeting in May
Site Information
Located In Community Chatham-Kent
Address & Map
Chatham-Kent, ON
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Mailing Address c/o Chatham-Kent MS Chapter 
PO Box 365 
Chatham, ON N7M 5K5
Physical Access Not Applicable - No physical location - staff and volunteers work from their own homes
Other Details
Resources pamphlets; free local Chatham Kent newsletter produced for members 6 times/year as well as MS Ontario and MS Canada.

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