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
Teen, Adult, Parent Support Groups
Support groups for people with epilepsy and their families
Employment Assistance Programs
Support for employment transition
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