Specialized Information and Referral

Specialized Information and Referral ( Multiple Sclerosis )

Provider: NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY - KERN COUNTY OFFICE

The society provides health services related to multiple sclerosis for people of all ages in Los Angeles. Services include disease/disability information; health problems counseling; information about and referrals to physical therapy, and yoga; medical expense assistance and respite care. The society also sponsors several multiple sclerosis comprehensive care centers. There are no geographic restrictions.

Disease/disability information includes a catalog of informational brochures that are available online or by calling.

Short-term respite care is available both in and out of the home for caretaking family members.

Services also include a speakers bureau, and referrals to support groups. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Call for service or for information or a referral to a comprehensive care center. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are minimal fixed fees for some services; most are free. A share-of-cost may be determined for respite care and for assistance in obtaining a special piece of medical equipment.

Address

1800 30th St., Ste. 105

Bakersfield , CA 93301 (Physical)

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Service hours
Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm.

Service/Intake and Administration

(661) 321-9512

FAX

(661) 321-9518

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