Founded in 1946, the National Multiple Sclerosis Society works to end the devastating effects of multiple sclerosis. The Channel Islands Chapter proudly serves the tri-county area of San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara, and Ventura. Programs provided by the Chapter offer: professional education and public awareness; self-help and peer counseling for individuals with MS, their family and friends; tools for independent living through medical equipment and respite care loans; physician and other healthcare provider referrals; a lending library of tapes, videos, and publications; adapted exercise programs; and medical, legal and disability advocacy on local, state and national levels. More than 2,500 clients utilize the Chapter programs throughout the tri-county area.
Address: 14 West Valerio Street
Santa Barbara, CA 93101