MCS Friends Mission Statement:

  1. Provide social support and helpful information about MCS (multiple chemical sensitivities)
  2. Educate others about MCS
  3. Help people find ways to cope with the problems caused by MCS

Services available to the MCS public:

Services available to our members:

  • Enjoy our weekly support group conference calls.
    We cover your questions, share experience and socialize.
  • Suggest special speakers or topics for the conference calls and receive notification of special meetings.
  • Get our quarterly newsletter by email or postal mail.
  • Network with other members for support, information, and friendship.

MCS Friends Support and Information Calls

Support calls are held every Sunday and Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. Eastern time. We discuss topics raised by participants, have special guests, or just chat. Topics range from how to cope emotionally with MCS to how to solve practical problems. Join MCS Friends in advance to participate.


MCS Friends Public Conference Calls

Our latest call was focused on the USDA rural development loans and grants that are available to lower income people who live in rural and semi-rural areas and featured Susan Molloy  as keynote speaker. These grants or loans may be for purchase, new construction or renovations for disability accommodation. One of our members with MCS has qualified for a small mold remediation grant.
A recording of the conference is available by dialing  712-770-4019access code 735-129#. Enter # again when prompted for the reference number.
Here are some links to the USDA website, https://www.rd.usda.gov/ for further information: Contact your State OfficeHousing LoansIncome limitsLoan amount limits.
If you know of other MCS housing projects or concepts we should cover please let us know!

We hosted an MCS Housing Projects conference call on Wednesday June 7th, at 2 p.m. Eastern time. RejuvaNest Safe Sleepers gave a presentation about the MCS-safe, metal framed trailers that Jesse and Amy Foreman and their family are building. The trailers start at less than $10,000. They are able to build custom trailers based on the sensitivities and needs of each client.

Recordings of the previous Housing Conferences are available. For information about past calls please see our public conference call archive.

 Join the conversation! Become a member of MCS Friends!

If you are able to use a computer, the best way to join MCS Friends is to fill out our online membership form.  Otherwise, you can download our printable membership form, fill it out, and mail it in.  If you are unable to join online or by mail, call (248) 301-2283 to join by phone.

Members will be given our weekly support call access information and receive periodic newsletters. The web edition of the fall newsletter is available.

An annual donation is suggested but not required. Please donate!


MCS Friends is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Michigan. P.O. Box 873 Royal Oak MI, 48068. Photos by by Helen Melissakis. This website is for educational and informational purposes only and is not designed to diagnose or treat medical conditions. MCS Friends does not endorse products, services or organizations. MCS Friends is not liable or responsible for any advice, course of treatment, diagnosis or any other information, services or product you obtain through this website or links on this site.