The Epilepsy Foundation Washington (EFWA) is the principal advocate for the epilepsy community in Washington.
Over 74,600 people in Washington are living with epilepsy or seizure-related conditions.
Epilepsy Foundation Washington (EFWA) is a chapter of Epilepsy Foundation of America. EFWA works closely with EFA to develop and implement programs and services for people living with epilepsy in Washington.
A volunteer Advisory Board of professionals and community leaders provide leadership to Epilepsy Foundation Washington. EFWA hosts a Professional Advisory Board of healthcare professionals that advise and support the organization.
Funding supports the following uncompensated programs and services provided to people with epilepsy and their families:
Community Action Network (C.A.N.) Program
Community Volunteer Program
Community Education & Training
For public, police, teachers, nurses and employers
Adult & Parent Support Groups
Support groups for people with epilepsy and their families
Public Education Programs
Fall conferences about epilepsy-related topics
Teens Speak Up! (TSU)/Public Policy Institute (PPI)
Advocacy and government relations
Support for people bereaved by SUDEP and other epilepsy-related deaths