The Epilepsy Foundation Oregon (EFOR) is the principal advocate for the epilepsy community in Oregon.
Over 42,900 people in Oregon are living with epilepsy or seizure related conditions.
Epilepsy Foundation Oregon is a chapter of the National Epilepsy Foundation of America, and works closely with the National Foundation to develop and implement programs and services for people with epilepsy in Oregon.
A volunteer advisory board of professionals and community leaders provide leadership to Epilepsy Foundation Oregon. EFOR hosts a Professional Advisory Board of healthcare professionals that advise and support the organization.
EFOR’s office is located in Portland, OR.
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
Employment Assistance Programs
Support for employment transition
Public Education Programs
Fall conferences about epilepsy
Teens Speak Up! (TSU)/Public Policy Institute (PPI)
Advocacy and government relations
Support for people bereaved by SUDEP and other epilepsy-related deaths