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 Coordinator:

Northern Minnesota:
Lisa Peterson | lisa.peterson@efmn.org | 218.624.1330

Northwestern Minnesota & Eastern North Dakota
Janice Tweet | jtweet@efmn.org | 701.429.1165

West Central Minnesota
Amy Haugen | amy.haugen@efmn.org | 320.203.9722

Southern Minnesota
Emily Gomez | egomez@efmn.org | 507.287.2103

Upcoming regional events:

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17

Sep

Connect Group – Owatonna

Support and resources for individuals, family, and friends affected by epilepsy. No one should face seizures alone. Opportunity to meet others!  Light refreshments will be served. Contact Emily Gomez at egomez@efmn.org or 507.287.2103 with any questions.

19

Sep

Adult Connect (St. Paul)

Adults affected by epilepsy connect, share stories and support each other in a safe and welcoming environment. Resources are available and light refreshments are served. Contact Tammy Sammon with any questions at tsammon@efmn.org or 651-287-2304.

19

Sep

Webinar: School Nurse Training

This free training is designed for school nurses and other health staff to refresh their knowledge and learn about new developments regarding epilepsy and seizures. All school personnel are welcome to attend. This webinar will begin with a brief epilepsy review, followed by treatment options, rescue medications, new treatments, and

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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