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| Lisa’s Facebook Page

Western Minnesota:
Lisa Necastro | lisa.necastro@efmn.org | 651.287.2358 | Lisa’s Facebook Page

East Metro Minnesota:
Angela Bowles Edwards | abedwards@efmn.org | 651.287.2315 | Angela’s Facebook Page

West Metro Minnesota:
Erik Williams| ewilliams@efmn.org | 651.287.2319 | Erik’s Facebook Page

Southern Minnesota:

Upcoming regional events:

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Duluth Picnic

Join us on June 11 for a gathering for individuals, families, and friends impacted by epilepsy. The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota will provide the main course and bottled water. Feel free to bring a store bought food item to share. You are also welcome to bring a lawn game to



Teen Connect Group

This space is for teens with epilepsy to meet others who understand the journey they’re on. Join us to hang out, make new friends, and talk about growing up and living with epilepsy. For more information, please contact Erik Williams at ewilliams@efmn.org or 651-262-9345



Parents with Epilepsy Connect Group

Parents living with epilepsy come together to meet others, share the triumphs and challenges of living with seizures and connect with those who understand the epilepsy journey. For more information, please contact Lisa Necastro at lisa.necastro@efmn.org or 651-287-2358

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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