Epilepsy Foundation Northwest
PO Box 173
Spokane, WA 99210

Contact: Ryan Oelrich


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Mission Statement:   The Epilepsy Foundation Northwest leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome challenges created by epilepsy.


General Statements:   Epilepsy Foundation Northwest (EFNW) is the principal advocate for the epilepsy community in Oregon, Washington, Alaska with support to northern Idaho and Montana

Nearly 136,000 people are living with epilepsy or seizure related disorders in the northwest.

(66,000 WA 38,000 OR 7,000 AK 10,000 MT 15,000 ID)

Seizure Response Training   (For schools, first responders, employers and more)

Public Education Programs   (Conferences and seminars about epilepsy)

Teen, Adult, Parent Support Groups 
  (Support groups for people and families)

Camp Discovery 
(The annual youth summer camp)

H.O.P.E. Mentoring Program
  (Volunteer advocacy and mentor training)

Y.E.A.! Program   (Youth Epilepsy Advocates program for teens)

Speak Up Speak Out Program   (Youth, adults, families speak about epilepsy)

Emergency Medication Assistance   (For the uninsured, homeless and needy)

Employment Assistance Programs   (Working to support employment transition).


For downloadable brochures, go to:  http://www.EpilepsyNW.org

Volunteer Opportunities:

HOPE Mentor Volunteer Program

Annual Events:
  • Northwest Run/Walk for Epilepsy (June);
  • Camp Discovery (August)
  • National Epilepsy Awareness Month (November)
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Last Updated By: Bob Smith