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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25

Jul

Connect Group (Burnsville)

Support and resources for individuals, families and friends affected by epilepsy. Light refreshments are served. Contact Tammy Sammon with any questions at tsammon@efmn.org or 651-287-2304.

25

Jul

Thursdays on First & 3rd

We will be hosting the evening musical guests at Thursdays on First & 3rd. Stop by and visit our booth to meet your Regional Coordinator, Emily Gomez, and get epilepsy resources and information about upcoming events. (Volunteers for this event are welcome; if interested, contact Emily Gomez at egomez@efmn.org or

01

Aug

Rise Above Seizures Walk – Duluth

The Epilepsy Foundation of Minnesota (EFMN)’s annual Rise Above Seizures Walk is the single largest fundraising and awareness event in Minnesota and North Dakota to benefit people with seizures. The walk began in 1999 in Rochester, MN and since then has expanded to four additional cities; Minneapolis/St. Paul, Duluth, St. Cloud, 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