REGULAR SUPPORT MEETINGS

Goleta

3rd Fridays

MONTHLY

Goleta Valley Community Ctr
12pm - 1:30pm

5679 Hollister Ave, 93117

contact: Mike Jack

 

Thousand Oaks

2nd Thursdays

MONTHLY

Goebel Adult Community Ctr
1pm - 3pm

1385 E Janss Rd

contact: Darlene Feigen

thousandoaksmssupportgroup.org

Arroyo Grande

2nd Tuesdays

MONTHLY (except July & Dec)

1st United Methodist Church
6pm - 8pm

275 N Halcyon Road

contact: Ellen Schrodowski

 

There are a broad variety of award, grant, and scholarship opportunities available for persons with Multiple Sclerosis and/or members of their families. *Award, is to confer or bestow as being deserved or merited or needed *Grant, is to bestow or transfer formally-in-aid *Scholarship, is a grant-in-aid to a student.

Elaine Chapin Fund

This scholarship will provide funds to support the post-secondary education of students impacted by multiple sclerosis, either directly or as a family member. More Info

AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability

The AAHD Frederick J. Krause Scholarship on Health and Disability is awarded annually to a deserving student with a disability who is pursuing undergraduate/graduate studies (must be at least enrolled as a junior in college) in an accredited university who is pursuing studies related to the health and disability, to include, but not limited to public health, health promotion, disability studies, disability research, rehabilitation engineering, audiology, disability policy, special education and majors that will impact quality of life of persons with disabilities. More Info

National MS Society

The National MS Society is designed to support families impacted by MS through connecting them to key resources and support that help minimize the cost and isolation that exists for students affected by MS who are pursuing a college education. More Info

College Scholarships

Students who are afflicted with a disability personally or have a family member with a disability. More Info

Grant Benefits and Opportunities

The purpose of college grants is to make educational funds however minimal, available to financially needy students to help defray the cost of a college education. More Info

1800wheelchair.com Scholarship

Awards two $500 scholarships each year. More Info

FinAid

Information about scholarships and fellowships for students with disabilities. More Info

MSU Libraries

A listing of grants from individuals, nonprofits, to business. More Info

Fighting Back Scholarship Program

Provides financial assistance for post-rehabilitative exercise to individuals who have suffered a life changing illness or injury. More Info

Through the Looking Glass

Offers college scholarships to high school seniors or graduates who have at least one parent who is disabled. More Info

Upcoming Events

Wed, 21 Aug 2019: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MS Yoga at Vista Del Monte
Fri, 23 Aug 2019: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MS Yoga at Vista Del Monte
Mon, 26 Aug 2019: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MS Yoga at Vista Del Monte
Wed, 28 Aug 2019: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MS Yoga at Vista Del Monte
Wed, 28 Aug 2019: 12:00PM -
LMSCC Board Meeting
Fri, 30 Aug 2019: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MS Yoga at Vista Del Monte
Mon, 02 Sep 2019: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MS Yoga at Vista Del Monte
Wed, 04 Sep 2019: 11:00AM - 12:00PM
MS Yoga at Vista Del Monte

News:

Thursday, July 18, 2019 News

Dr. Timothy West, formerly of UCSF Multiple Sclerosis Center and Sansum Clinic, Santa Barbara, recently visited us to provides a comprehensive look at what's going on in MS. The lecture was presented on April 11, 2019 for Living With MS on the Central Coast. We provided dinner for 80 guests at the High Sierra Grill in Goleta to mark this event.

The lecture was

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Monday, June 03, 2019 News

Lunch & Talk on MS & Mavenclad by Dr. Charles Smith, MD, Division of Neurology, Scripps Clinic

Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
Location: Le Cafe Stella, 3302 McCaw Ave., Santa Barbara, (behind Gelsons)
RSVP: 1-877-969-1722 or MAVENCLAD.com

Dr. Smith is a very experienced neurologist,

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Monday, June 03, 2019 News

Ice Cream Social (delicious non-dairy as well as conventional ice cream and drinks)

LMSCC Sponsor - Come for fun and cool food with friends and family to kickoff summer!

Cost: Free if you are living with MS, a care-partner, or family. (If you can donations are appreciated)
Time: 2 PM - 5 PM (Stop by when it

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Monday, June 03, 2019 News

Starting in July the second session of our (well received) Wellness Program: 4 weeks of individualized training covering exercise, nutrition, stress reduction and lifestyle.

Fee: $150 but scholarships are available! Contact michaeldjack@aol.com to find out more and to reserve your place. Spaces are limited. Contact TJ Fortuna as soon as possible at  ...