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Independent groups

Our MS Society local groups are here for everyone. But we know sometimes you need different ways to find each other and connect. Across the UK there are local and national MS support groups doing great work independently of us.

Independent MS support groups

MS Together: Support for young people with MS

MS Together is an online support group for young people with MS living in the UK and Ireland, aged 18-35.

They hold regular events and use Facebook to stay in touch and share stories and experiences. 

Find out more about MS Together on Facebook

Shane project: Support for African and Caribbean people affected by MS

The Shane Project is a charity based in Edmonton and surrounding areas of London. 

It was founded in April 2002 by Norma McFarlane when her two sons were diagnosed with MS. The charity is named after Shane, her eldest son who was diagnosed with primary progressive in 1993 but sadly passed away in December 2003.

Find out more on the Shane Project website

JEMS : Support group for Jewish people affected by MS 

JEMS is a relaxed, confidential group for Jewish people affected by MS and their partners.

It meets on the first Wednesday of every month in Edgware at 8pm. They also have a Facebook group.

Find JEMS on Facebook

List your group

Do you want to see your support group on this page?

Just email us at [email protected] with a brief description of your group and contact details for people to find out more - this can be a web or social media page, or just an email address.