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Organizations for MCS

International and National
Canada
Environmental Illness Society of Canada. Good site for information, MCS/EI stories and music.
www.eisc.ca/index1.html
 
Germany
Artists with MCS. International network for discussing plans and ideas; to exchange experiences with materials or to solve personal or artistic problems or needs. Artists of all traditions can connect in trust of being taken seriously and where help of all sorts is cared for. See Artists with MCS
 
United Kingdom
Environmental Law Center, United Kingdom. Health, Environment, Law for People – Raising awareness of the problems suffered by victims of MCS and Environmental Illnesses. We work closely with people who have been exposed to chemicals as a result of various experiences, ranging from domestic to industrial and even war conditions. We, as a charity, have adopted that Environmental injustice is in breach of Human Rights and have taken up cases on behalf of individuals, which have a wider general public interest to European Courts of Human Rights. We have in-house lawyers and MCS /EI experts.  Web site: www.elc.org.uk E-mail: info@elc.org.uk Phone: +44 (0) 1704 547418 Fax: +44 (0) 1704 549091
 
United States
Chemical Injury Awareness Pin Project. The goal of the Chemical Injury Awareness pin project is to heighten awareness and to educate the public regarding the adverse health impacts of environmental degradation, outdoor/indoor air pollution, and the pervasive use of toxic chemicals in commerce. The project umbrellas all toxin-related health issues, including, but not limited to, birth and developmental disorders, new and emerging disorders such as Chemical Intolerance/Injury (CI), Gulf War Syndrome, as well as familiar fixed-named diseases such as carcinogen-related Cancer, Parkinson's, and certain forms of Multiple Sclerosis, to name only a few. The ultimate focus is prevention. ebb.freeshell.org
EBB!----Every Body's Backyard! Non-Profit Organization, Recognizing the Health Effects of Environmental Toxins
Maggie MacRaven -- President P O Box 1156, Tijeras, NM 87059 For more information contact: EBBToxins@aol.com
Chemical Injury Information Network. "Our Toxic Times" Newsletter, housing ads and chat room. Phone: 406-547-2255. For the recently chemically injured, see the "Library" page. www.ciin.org

Chemical Injury Support Registry was established for the main purpose of bringing together those who wish to be active in various write-in campaigns supporting issues regarding chemical injury. This list is also for those who would like to produce change in the manufacturing of chemically based products to those that are non-toxic and chemical-free. Posts for this group should be limited to the following: 1). Identifying a particular chemical issue members would like to start a write-in campaign for. 2). Posts should include background information regarding the issue, such as a newspaper article link, etc. Also any contact information for individuals the group should send email to. Thank you for being an active member of the chemical injury community. Your support is appreciated. health.groups.yahoo.com/group/chemicalinjurysupportregistry

Chemical Sensitivity Disorder Association. A non-profit corporation publishes a newsletter, the "Chemical Sensitivity Connection," providing information and support for the chemically sensitive. Subscription $10.00. Mail check to CSDA, 5374 Echols avenue, Alexandria, VA, 22311.

Chemsense. Chemical Reaction Support Group. members.aol.com/ljavins/chemreact.html

Environmental Health Network. (EHN) Non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides support, advocacy, and information for the chemically and electromagnetically sensitive, and others who share our concerns. We realize that not all barriers are visible and not all disabilities are obvious. Therefore, EHN's focus is on issues of access and development relating to the health and welfare of environmentally sensitive persons. See Toxic Chemicals to submit info if you have experienced harmful effects from perfume. P.O. Box 1155, Larkspur, CA. 94977-1155. Support and Information Line (SAIL) 415-541-5075 www.ehnca.org or users.lmi.net/wilworks

Environmental Research Foundation. News and resources for environmental justice. www.rachel.org/home_eng.htm

Human Ecology Action League (HEAL) Newsletter. Phone: 404-248-1898 members.aol.com/HEALNatnl

MCS Beacon of Hope Foundation. Register with the MCS Hearts Across America. To assist people in obtaining their special accommodations and provide safer emergency, assisted living and residential villages for the chemically ill. ncchem.com/mcsbeacon

The Dispossessed Project. Rhonda Zwillinger, Coordinator, P.O.B. 402, 885 Gina Marie Blvd., Paulden AZ 86334-0402
Phone: (520) 636 2802 www.mcsrr.org/dispossessed/#order
"We are a small non-profit organization that needs your TAX DEDUCTIBLE DONATIONS to publish a book of the photographs/anecdotes, exhibit the photographs, continue to photograph those injured with MCS and continue working with other MCS and Environmental organizations to disseminate in formation on MCS. We are also in need of volunteers. Contact us through the email address . . ." E-mail: rzdisp@northlink.com
To order The Dispossessed: Living with Multiple Chemical Sensitivities. Photographs and text by Rhonda Zwillinger. To see preview photos and order: www.mcsrr.org/dispossessed/#order Please click on photos for larger views, to be able to appreciate her photographs as art.

The National Foundation for the Chemically Hypersensitive. A non-profit, tax-exempt, volunteer organization devoted to: research, education, dissemination of information, doctor & attorney referrals, Social Security Disability and Workers Compensation information, advice and resources assistance for the chemically injured and their families, networking for safe living assistance with low-cost housing resources (HUD section 202 and section 8), compiling case histories and epidemiological studies.www.mcsrelief.com/NatFdnCH.html

Voice of the Earth--Kol Ha'adamah - An Organization Helping MCS
www.mindspring.com/~voiceoftheearth/index.htm#purchases
State and City
Arizona
Arizona State University. Information about MCS including disability rights and accomodation in the workplace. Also see information on low emission computers of electromagnetic field. Arizona Technology Access Program (AzTAP) Fact Sheets-American with Disabilities Act. www.nau.edu/~ihd/aztap/mcs.html

Chemically Injured (CSSS) of Phoenix, HEAL. Look for helpful information, service and support for the Chemically Injured of the Phoenix, Arizona Area. We are a local chapter of HEAL- The Human Ecology Action League. www.geocities.com/phxheal

HEAL of Southern Arizona. Brand new website. Preventing MCS and other illness from chemical exposure, are chemicals affecting your health? Coping with chemical sensitivity, living with MCS, accommodating people with MCS. www.healsoaz.org

New Horizons Independent Living Center, Inc., AZ. Non-profit, consumer-driven 501(c)(3) organization that advocates and promotes independent living for persons with disabilities. We serve persons with all types of disabilities in Yavapai and Coconino Counties. myweb.cableone.net/nhilc Contact Info: Main Office - Prescott Valley - (928)772-1266, 1-800-406-2377 Flagstaff Branch - (928)214-7102

California
Environmental Health Network. (EHN) Non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides support, advocacy, and information for the chemically and electromagnetically sensitive, and others who share our concerns. We realize that not all barriers are visible and not all disabilities are obvious. Therefore, EHN's focus is on issues of access and development relating to the health and welfare of environmentally sensitive persons. See Toxic Chemicals for more information about petition if you have experienced harmful effects from perfume. P.O. Box 1155, Larkspur, CA. 94977-1155. Support and Information Line (SAIL) 415-541-5075 www.ehnca.org or users.lmi.net/wilworks
 
Connecticut
Ecological Health Organization (ECHO). PO Box 0119, Hebron, CT  06248-0119 Voice/Fax: (860) 228-2693
E-mail: ECHOMCSCT@aol.com Executive Director: Elaine Tomko Office hours: 10 am to 4 pm (ET) MCS non-profit organization has meetings, speakers bureau, resource materials. The Echo, quarterly newsletter. Membership fees: $15 per year www.echomcsct.homestead.com
 
Georgia
Atlanta HEAL. An educational and support group for people with MCS /Environmental Illness. (404) 221-3079 www.atlantaheal.org
 
Kentucky
MCS/EI Information, Louisville, KY. Golfing without herbicides link, people oriented and other interactive links. users.adept.net/~mcsinfo/
 
Massachusetts
Massachusetts Association for the Chemically Injured. Information and lending library. www.angelfire.com/ma3/maci
 
New York
MCS NYC: living with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity in New York City. "We are disabled, cannot work, and are primarily homebound. We are unable to do many basic things for ourselves. We live in New York City. This is a collection of resources that has helped us. It has been discovered and gathered the hard way, after many crises and setbacks, through periods of severely crippling illness, over many years of struggle." This website was compiled to assist New Yorkers who have suffered chemical injury. It is hoped that it will also be valuable to anyone trying to understand, cope with, and assist someone with Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), or Environmental Injury (EI). www.mcsnyc.com
 
North Carolina
North Carolina Cem Net Online. ncchem.com
 
Oregon
Oregon Ecobuilding Network. Membership organization $25.00 fee. The focus of Oregon Ecobuilding Network is a commitment to make a positive difference with public advocacy directed at chemically injured patients, medical professionals, environmentally related organizations, school systems, media, and regulatory agencies.www.healthybuildings.org Dental Amalgam Mercury Syndrome and Int’l State Chapter National Coalition of Chemically Injured State Chapter PO Box 86444, Portland, OR 97286, 503-618-8115 E-mail: oebn@teleport.com
 
Washington
Washington State MCS Network. Medical, legal, housing, communication, and education
www.wsmcsn.homestead.com

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