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.

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 Rise Above Seizures Walk, 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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Prior Lake Adult Cleary Lake Park Picnic

Come together with other adults living with epilepsy to enjoy the fresh summer weather with a picnic at Cleary Lake Regional Park. Dinner will be provided at no charge for those living with epilepsy and guests are welcome to attend for $10 per person. Payment will be taken at the



Mankato Adult Event: Disc Golf

Come together with other adults living with epilepsy to enjoy some sunshine while playing a few rounds of Disc Golf at Land Of Memories Disc Golf. If you have questions, please contact Southern Minnesota Regional Outreach Manager Martin Hernandez at mhernandez@efmn.org or 507.287.2103.



Open to All-Bemidji Meetup: Sculpture Walk

Connect with others impacted by epilepsy and enjoy a fun walk around downtown, view the amazing artwork, and we’ll stop at Big River Scoop Ice Cream for a sweet treat right across from Paul and Babe! Meet at Tourist Information Center, 300 Bemidji Ave. N at 6:30 PM. If you

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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