Where We Serve


Our programs and services are available across Minnesota and Eastern North Dakota. We have staff located throughout our service area to provide in-person epilepsy support and host events in local communities. We also provide support via phone calls, video chat, and email.

Local services include:

  • Seizure Recognition & Response Training – Free seizure first aid training for students, teachers, nurses, coaches, workplaces, and more.
  • Information Services – Get answers to your specific questions. Get in touch with your local staff member or our central Information Services by calling 800.779.0777 or emailing info@efmn.org.
  • Social Events – Join us for Connect Groups, the United In Epilepsy Walks, and other social events throughout the year that bring together diverse members of the epilepsy community.
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Contact Your Regional Manager:

Central/Northland Minnesota:
Lisa Peterson | lisa.peterson@efmn.org | 218.624.1330

Western Minnesota:
Lisa Necastro | lisa.necastro@efmn.org | 651.287.2358

East Metro Minnesota:
Angela Bowles Edwards | abedwards@efmn.org | 651.287.2315

West Metro Minnesota:
Erik Williams| ewilliams@efmn.org | 651.287.2319

Southern Minnesota:
Martin Hernandez | mhernandez@efmn.org | 507.287.2103

Upcoming regional events:

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Jan

Ellis and Friends Epilepsy Support Group and Open Gym

Join Kendra Weiss for the Ellis and Friends Epilepsy Support Group and Open Gym. This FREE event gives kids a safe environment to play with their peers and their siblings while parents share experiences with each other in regards to epilepsy. RSVP today! Learn more: Epilepsy-Support-Group–Open-Gym-January

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Feb

Camp Oz Info Session

This information session will provide an opportunity to learn more about all Camp Programs at EFMN. In particular, we will focus on our week-long residential Camp Oz at YMCA Camp St. Croix in Hudson WI. This hour-long session will include Camp Oz EFMN staff providing an overview of what the

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Feb

Young Adult Connect Group

A space for young adults with epilepsy to meet others and talk about life updates, challenges, and successes with others who understand the epilepsy journey. This is a young adult-led group looking to create peer-to-peer support and connection. For more information, contact Erik Williams at ewilliams@efmn.org or 651.287.2319.   In

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Epilepsy support, when you need it

Contact us for specialized one-on-one support, advice, and referral information through Information Services.

Information Services