About Our Chapter
Established in 1987, The ALS Association Greater Sacramento Chapter has been fighting Lou Gehrig's Disease in Northern California for 30 years. Our programs are designed to holistically support the ALS community throughout their journey with the disease.
We provide information, referrals, support group meetings, in-home evaluations, loaned durable medical equipment and speech communication devices, and grants to support in-home health, respite, and emergency transportation.
Our Service area includes 24 Northern California counties including:
Sacramento, Yolo, El Dorado, Placer, Amador, Alpine, Modoc, Trinity, Shasta, Lassen, Tehama, Plumas, Butte, Glenn, Colusa, Sutter, Yuba, Sierra, Nevada, San Joaquin, Siskiyou, Calaveras, Tuolumne, and Mono.
We partner with three clinics in The Greater Sacramento region including The UC Davis ALS Certified Center of Excellence, Forbes Norris MDA/ALS research Center, and Kaiser. To inquire about attending a clinic or to register as a patient, please contact the Chapter directly at 916.979.9265.
Public Policy & Education:
As leaders on the issue of ALS, we advocate on behalf of patients with our government leaders and create awareness of the disease by educating the community about the disease. To request a presentation, please contact the Chapter directly at 916.979.9265.
As part of the National ALS Association, The Greater Sacramento Chapter contributes to the vision of a world without ALS by funding global research working on advanced new treatments. To date, The ALS Association has committed $99 million to find effective treatments and a cure for ALS.
We are a registered 501c3 organization EIN #68-0159292