National Pain Foundation

Serves as an on-line educational and support community for persons in pain and their families. Also offers an online database of pain care providers that is searchable by name, specialty, location, pain condition, and/or treatment options.

National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD)

Provides information about rare diseases, referrals to patient organizations, advocacy for the rare-disease community, and Medication Assistance Programs that help patients obtain certain drugs they could not otherwise afford.

National Multiple Sclerosis Society

Promotes research, provides education about the disease, and organizes a wide range of programs for people newly diagnosed with MS or those living with the disease over time.

National Kidney Foundation

Supports families affected by Kidney disease and advocates for the increase of all organs for transplantation. Also, provides current news, resources, and comprehensive information about kidney disease, connection to journals and newsletters, and zip code search to find local kidney organization.

National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse

An information service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, the clearinghouse responds to inquiries about diabetes, provides referrals to health professionals, and offers publications about diabetes.

National Brain Tumor Society

Provides information about brain tumors and caregiver support services to patients and families. Offers one-to-one support over the phone or email regarding decisions for treatment. Also offers a list of support groups located throughout the United States and Canada.

National Brain Tumor Foundation

Provides information and support for brain tumor patients, family members, and healthcare professionals regarding treatment options and community resources. It also offers a range of opportunities to connect with other patients or caregivers through the Internet, by phone or in-person.

Multiple Sclerosis Foundation

Offers a national toll-free helpline, online forum, and a support group directory.

Lewy Body Dementia Association, Inc. (LBDA)

Provides scientific, clinical, and caregiver information on Lewy Body Dementia and offers phone and email helplines for caregivers.

Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

Operates a call center that provides information on local resources as well as support and guidance. Provides financial assistance to qualified blood cancer patients, information about leukemia and lymphoma, and other information for patients and their families.


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