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National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Minnesota Chapter

Scott Ahlgren
200 12th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55415-1255
TTY: 800-582-5296
Fax: 612-335-7997

MN Relay
711 or 800-627-3529

The National Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Society, Minnesota Chapter provides services, programs and research for those individuals who have MS and where appropriate, provides services and programming to families and friends of those with MS. Subsidies for equipment are also available after all other third party payments have been made.
The Minnesota Chapter has an equipment exchange program. It can be found at:

Ages Served:
Young adult and older

Types of disabilities served:
Multiple sclerosis

Area of Minnesota served:
Statewide except the counties served by the Dakota Chapter of the MS Society. These include: Clay, Kittson, Marshall, Norman, Polk and Wilken The Minnesota Chapter also serves the Wisconsin counties of Pierce, Polk, St. Croix and Douglas

Eligibility criteria:
Registered member of the Minnesota Chapter of the MS Society

Maximum amount individual can receive:
$1,500 per person per year. The MS Society will reimburse a percentage of the balance for durable medical equipment.

Additional notes:
Dakota Chapter: Call Marcia Olson at 605/336-7017.

Funding Assistance:

  • Purchase Device
  • Loan Device
  • Information and Referral

Services Funded:

  • Assessment/Evaluation
  • Ordering
  • Maintenance/Repair
  • Fabrication (custom)

Device Funded:

  • Aids for Daily Living
  • Beds/Bed Modifications
  • Electronic Aids
  • Mobility Seating and Positioning
  • Prosthetics and Orthotics
  • Transportation
  • Vision


  • Resale

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For listing updates contact:

STAR Program
358 Centennial Office Building
658 Cedar Street
Saint Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-201-2640 or toll free 888-234-1267(voice)
MN Relay: 711 or 800-627-3529
Fax: 651-282-6671

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