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.
The Epilepsy Foundation Oregon is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization supported by an Advisory Board.
EFOR hosts a Professional Advisory Board of healthcare professionals that advise and support the organization, and a Community Leadership Board composed of business professionals, and community leaders and philanthropists.
EFOR’s office is located in Portland, OR.
EFOR is a chapter of the national Epilepsy Foundation, and works closely with the national foundation to develop and implement programs and services for people with epilepsy in Oregon state.
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
Speak Up Speak Out (S.U.S.O.) Program
Advocacy and government relations