Chapter Highlights

Quality of Life Grants

The goal of The ALS Association Quality of Life Program is to provide financial grants in the amount of $600.00 to help cover expenses associated with an ALS diagnosis. Expenses include respite and assistance for caregivers and families, durable medical equipment, communication devices, home modifications, travel to clinics/doctor visits/medical care, and other needs. Please contact your Care Services Manager for more information and a grant application.

Durable Medical Equipment Loan Program

Need a piece of durable medical equipment? Don’t forget to talk to your Care Services Manager about the Equipment Loan program. We have an array of items. Care Service Managers will arrange for delivery with our Durable Medical Equipment Partners

Ramp Program

The ALS Association partners with AmRamp, a national ramp manufacturer and installer to assist families in designing an procuring a ramp. Funds are available to help defray the cost through this partnership.

Foundation for Life Legacy Grant

Grants are available to help defray the cost of Medical Equipment, Assistive living devices, Technological devices, Ramps, Stairlifts, Bathroom Modifications,

Respite Care and Co-payment for such medical equipment not fully covered by insurance. Grant must be secured prior to purchase of item or services. Vendors will be paid directly.

ALS Connect

The Association is offering digital inclusion care grants for the below categories. Grants will be provided directly to each person/family through a receipt-based reimbursement program.

  • Technology (Laptop, Tablet, IPad)
  • Internet network provider
  • Technology setup/support

Community Groups


For People living with ALS, Family & Friends

Community Group
1st Tuesday of the month

Community Group
1st Wednesday of the month

Community Group
3rd Wednesday of the month

Community Group
3rd Thursday of the month

Community Group for People Living with Bulbar ALS or using speech generating devices

4th Tuesday of the month

For Family Caregivers and Care Partners

2nd Thursday of the month

For Family Caregivers and Care Partners

2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

HYBRID - in person/virtual

Community Group
3rd Wednesday of the month
Morse Institute Library, Natick MA

To participate in a support group, reach out to your care service manager to register.

For more information contact your local Chapter:
200 Friberg Parkway, Suite 1000 Westborough, MA 01581
[email protected]

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