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


EFEPA News

2November, 2012

November 2012 Epilepsy Awareness Month!

By |November 2nd, 2012|Uncategorized|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, a […]

28September, 2012

PA Voter ID Law Blocked

By |September 28th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

UPDATE!!!
Voter Registration ID law is Blocked for the Upcoming Presidential Election
Know YOUR Voting Rights Pennsylvania

Election Day is Tuesday, November 6, 2012. You must register to vote by Tuesday, October 9, 2012.

What You Need to Know About PA’s New Voter ID Law
Starting with the November 6, 2012 election, you will be required to show photo […]

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 […]

17July, 2012

Epilepsy Services Saved

By |July 17th, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

It is with great sincerity that we inform you that epilepsy services have been restored in the state budget. The Epilepsy Foundation Eastern Pennsylvania (EFEPA) encourages you to thank your elected officials for supporting the 2012-13 appropriation for epilepsy support services within Pennsylvania’s General Fund Budget.  Our entire organization appreciates the fact that you reached […]

6July, 2012

Breaking down the Affordable Care Act

By |July 6th, 2012|Uncategorized|1 Comment

For decades, American presidents and legislative leaders have attempted to pass a law which would lead to greater accessibility to quality affordable health care.  On March 23, 2010, the first national law addressing this issue was signed into law. The U.S. Supreme Court has just determined that the Act is, in fact, constitutional.  Most of […]

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

Visit our site
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 […]

24April, 2012

Phillies Fundraiser with Pi Beta Phi

By |April 24th, 2012|Fundraiser|0 Comments

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 […]

6March, 2012

March 2012 E-Newsletter

By |March 6th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Visit our site
March 2012

CALL TO ACTION!

Governor Corbett Proposes Elimination of Epilepsy Funding in Budget

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 line item for epilepsy support services in Pennsylvania. […]

16January, 2012

Young Friends Mardi Gras Gala

By |January 16th, 2012|Uncategorized|0 Comments

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS TODAY: www.mardigrasphilly.kintera.org

11January, 2012

ONFI (clobazam) Tablets now Available in the U.S. at Pharmacies

By |January 11th, 2012|Epilepsy Medication, Treatment, Uncategorized|0 Comments

DEERFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Lundbeck announced today that ONFI Tablets are now available for prescribing in the United States. The FDA recently approved ONFI for adjunctive treatment of seizures associated with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS) in patients […]

5January, 2012

Gregory Osberg of Philadelphia Media Network, Inc. to be Crowned King of Mardi Gras

By |January 5th, 2012|Donations, Fundraiser, Media|0 Comments

CONTACT:

Madeline Bergman, Development Assistant

215-629-5003 x106

development@efepa.org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

GREGORY J. OSBERG TO BE CROWNED KING
OF MARDI GRAS GALA

Publisher and CEO of Philadelphia Media Network Inc., Gregory J. Osberg to be honored local non-profit’s annual Mardi Gras Gala

PHILADELPHIA—December 20, 2011– Gregory J. Osberg, Publisher and CEO […]

27December, 2011

Help us Better Educate First Responders in 2012

By |December 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Josh, an Epilepsy Foundation Eastern PA volunteer, first started working with the EFEPA as a Camp Achieve counselor which led him to establish the EFEPA Youth Council.  He is taking his passion for the Foundation and his career as a First Responder to help the EFEPA with a new, important initiative: educating emergency personnel […]

27December, 2011

Eastern PA Region Celebrates November Epilepsy Awareness Month

By |December 27th, 2011|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The EFEPA joined in the national celebration of Epilepsy Awareness Month this November by holding several events and awareness activities throughout our 18-county service area. In Philadelphia, well-known buildings and landmarks like the National Constitution Center, Ben Franklin Bridge, Liberty Place and the PECO Building were lit up purple, the international color […]

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, […]

25October, 2011

Epilepsy Education & Information Exchange

By |October 25th, 2011|Education, November Epilepsy Awareness Month, Treatment|0 Comments

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month and there is no better way to educate yourself then attending our FREE Annual Epilepsy Education & Information Exchange, Saturday, November 12, 2011. This year’s conference topic is “Taking Control” and we are privileged to have Dr. Christopher Skidmore join us as our keynote speaker.

Dr. Christopher T. Skidmore is […]

5August, 2011

New, less-invasive Epilepsy treatment promising

By |August 5th, 2011|Treatment|0 Comments

Video From CBS News