Local support

An MS Society support volunteer chats with a person with MSThere's a range of support that you can access around Scotland.


We have a network of groups throughout Scotland offering support and services to people affected by MS. Find your local group on the map.

Every group is different, but services they offer include: 

  • emotional and practical support
  • financial help
  • information events
  • social events
  • MS support groups

They also raise millions of pounds every year to help people living with MS.

Our local staff

Our Local Network Officers (LNOs) support our local groups. If you've got ideas about how to develop services in your area, please get in touch with your LNO.

  • East Scotland: Call Ken on 07985 989 605 or Paula on 07590 965 465
  • West Scotland: Call Lynda on 07889 088 016 or Tracey on 07809 100965

Living well with MS courses

We are running half day 'Living well with MS' courses in different parts of Scotland and we would like you to join us! 

The course aims to help you:

  • understand what 'self-management' is
  • share your own experience of MS with others
  • feel more confident to set up and successfully achieve daily goals
  • learn new skills to help support you to live well with MS
  • have a better understanding of which local organisations can offer you support

Details of courses are listed on our events page.

You can also contact coleen.kelly@mssociety.org.uk for more information.

Courses coming up soon 

  • Living Well with MS, Newly Diagnosed Support - Stirling,  Wednesday 1 November and Wednesday 15 November  
  • Living Well with MS, Newly Diagnosed Support - Coatbridge, Tuesday 14 November and Tuesday 28 November
  • Living Well with MS, Newly Diagnosed Support - Edinburgh, Friday 24 November and Friday 8 December


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