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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23

Aug

Adult Social Event – Glensheen Mansion

Adults are invited to join us and explore the Glensheen Mansion and connect with others affected by epilepsy. This event is free for people with epilepsy and $5 for each additional family member. 5:00 tour of the grounds (optional) but please plan to arrive by 5:45 if possible. Guided tour

05

Sep

Connect Group – St. Cloud

We welcome adults, caregivers, and parents affected by epilepsy to join us for a time to connect and support others. This meeting’s topic is “Seizures Triggers Throughout the Seasons” with open discussion about if and how seasonal changes impact seizure activity. Contact Amy Haugen at amy.haugen@efmn.org or 320.203.9722 with any

06

Sep

Family Connect – Fargo

Parents, please join us for open conversation and to share your journey with other parents and caregivers. To help alleviate childcare concerns, we will have supervised gym activities for children. Light snacks will be provided. RSVP here or contact Janice Tweet at jtweet@efmn.org or (701) 429-1165 with questions.

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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