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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Ellis and Friends Family Connect

This group gives kids a safe environment to play with their peers and their siblings, while parents share experiences with each other in regard to epilepsy. RSVP to lacey@tntfitness.org



Young Adult Virtual 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 group looks to create peer-to-peer support and connection. For more information, please contact Lisa Necastro at lisa.necastro@efmn.org or 651.287.2358



Teen Virtual 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 Lisa Peterson at lisa.peterson@efmn.org or 218-624-1330

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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