EFEPA Offices

Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania

919 Walnut Street, Suite 700

Philadelphia, PA 19107-5237

Main Number: (215) 629-5003

PA Toll Free: (800) 887-7165

FAX: (215) 629-4997
efepa@efepa.org


Wyoming Valley Office
71 N. Franklin St
Kirby Health Center
Wilkes Barre, PA 18701
epilepsywv@efepa.org
(570) 592-1150

Lehigh Valley
Allentown, PA
lv@efepa.org
(610) 737-0613

Lancaster County
Lancaster, PA
kmichnya@efepa.org
(215) 629-5003 x104
Hours: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm, Monday - Friday

Resources for Women

The EFEPA holds women’s conference…………. (link to women’s conference)
Exchange Presentation
Childcare
Bone Health


Advocacy

29June, 2015

PA Budget Eliminates Funding for Epilepsy Services

By |June 29th, 2015|Advocacy, Education, Legislative, Media|0 Comments

 

 

The Epilepsy Foundations of Pennsylvania rely on state funding to provide services for you! From first aid training’s in schools and educating Emergency Responder’s to referral services, we are able to help you better because of the support from the state budget. Unfortunately epilepsy services have been cut from the next fiscal budget. Over the […]

29June, 2015

Summer Stroll for Epilepsy Team Spotlights

By |June 29th, 2015|Advocacy, Awareness, Donations, Fundraiser, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Summer Stroll for Epilepsy is so important to us because it brings together the entire epilepsy community in a show of support for those impacted by seizures. That’s why our theme is “Who Do You Stroll For” — to help others learn more about epilepsy and honor those living with it each and every day. One […]

2April, 2014

Sign the Epilepsy Research and Medical Marijuana Petition!

By |April 2nd, 2014|Advocacy, Awareness, Education, Epilepsy Medication, Legislative, Treatment, Uncategorized|1 Comment

 

The Epilepsy Foundation of America has started a petition on the White House website. We need your help!  We are calling on the President and the Drug Enforcement Administration to reschedule marijuana to a lower level under the controlled substances act.  The Foundation supports this change to benefit greater access to […]

7March, 2014

Funding for Epilepsy Services Eliminated

By |March 7th, 2014|Advocacy, Awareness, Legislative, Uncategorized|2 Comments

The Epilepsy Foundations of Pennsylvania rely on state funding to provide services for you! From first aid training’s in schools and educating Emergency Responder’s to referral services, we are able to help you better because of the support from the state budget. Unfortunately epilepsy services have been cut from the next fiscal budget.

This is where […]

5September, 2012

Home Security Tips For Epilepsy Sufferers

By |September 5th, 2012|Advocacy|0 Comments

Epilepsy is a condition that requires the full attention of all family members on a continuous basis in order to prevent physical injuries during sudden seizures. In this regard, all family members are required to carefully asses all areas around the house to determine their potential perils. Home safety is crucial for the 65 million […]

12June, 2012

School Nurses’ Webinar

By |June 12th, 2012|Advocacy, Awareness|0 Comments

24April, 2012

April 2012 E-Newsletter

By |April 24th, 2012|Advocacy, Awareness, Education, Fundraiser, Legislative, Newsletter|0 Comments

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April 2012

Calling All Epilepsy Advocates!

If Someone You Love Has Epilepsy or Seizures…

Contact PA Governor Corbett and your elected officials today!

The upcoming month is critical to reinstating the state funding for epilepsy services and it depends on you! Do not rely on your neighbor to speak up; we need your held to […]

23April, 2012

Kids Speak Up! 2012

By |April 23rd, 2012|Advocacy, Awareness, Legislative, Uncategorized|0 Comments

On April 1st – April 3rd, the EFEPA participated in the Epilepsy Foundation of America’s annual Kids Speak Up!  This program is the centerpiece advocacy initiative with over 250 advocates, including other Epilepsy Foundation affiliate staff, parents, children, doctors and volunteers that come from across the nation to share their story, raise awareness, and discuss […]

5April, 2012

Institute of Medicine’s Report: Epilepsy Across the Spectrum

By |April 5th, 2012|Advocacy, Awareness, Education, Treatment|0 Comments

Recently, the Institute of Medicine (IOM) released its report, Epilepsy across the Spectrum. The report highlights numerous gaps in the knowledge and management of epilepsy and recommends actions for improving the lives of those with epilepsy and their families, while promoting a better understanding of the disorder.  It also brings to light that at […]

7March, 2012

Call to Action

By |March 7th, 2012|Advocacy, Legislative, Uncategorized|2 Comments

GOVERNOR CORBETT PROPOSES ELIMINATION OF EPILEPSY FUNDING IN BUDGET

ACT NOW – EPILEPSY HAS BEEN OVERLOOKED & UNDER FUNDED FOR TOO LONG!

On Tuesday, February 7, Governor Tom Corbett presented his state budget proposal to the General Assembly calling for the elimination of 33 state budget line items.  Included in this is the Department of Health […]

27October, 2011

National Epilepsy Awareness Month

By |October 27th, 2011|Advocacy, Education, November Epilepsy Awareness Month|0 Comments

November is National Epilepsy Awareness Month and the Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania is spreading the news and asking our 18 counties to join us in awareness.

The EFEPA organized many ways you can participate in National Epilepsy Awareness Month. We will be kicking off the month with an awareness campaign, including Philadelphia’s skyline going purple, […]

15July, 2011

Thank You PA Epilepsy Advocates!

By |July 15th, 2011|Advocacy, Legislative|0 Comments

Dear Pennsylvania Epilepsy Advocates,

You’ve done it!  You helped to ensure that funding for epilepsy services in Pennsylvania will continue throughout next year.  The final state budget enacted by Pennsylvania does include a specific line item for epilepsy services and $390,000 in state funding for epilepsy programs.

Congratulations to all of the […]

23June, 2011

Call to Action!

By |June 23rd, 2011|Advocacy, Legislative, Uncategorized|0 Comments

FUNDING FOR EPILEPSY SERVICES CUT

ACT NOW – EPILEPSY HAS BEEN OVERLOOKED & UNDER FUNDED FOR TOO LONG!

The Pennsylvania Senate plans to vote on a state budget proposal within the next few days, BUT the current budget proposals do not have a line item or funding for epilepsy services!

PLEASE, take the […]