1 in 26 will be diagnosed with Epilepsy in their lifetime

Its prevalence is more than autism, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, and Parkinson’s combined

We serve Northern California from Fresno County to the Oregon Border


Providing community and support
for all affected by epilepsy

Support groups meet weekly for adults with epilepsy and monthly for parents and/or caregivers.


Providing free life-saving training for
individuals, schools, and organizations

The Epilepsy Foundation of Northern California offers free trainings in our communities.

Recently diagnosed? Looking for help?


Give Back

You can support the foundation in many ways, including attending our events to raise awareness, holding a fundraiser in your community, or via financial support.

We can’t do it without you! Volunteer with us to give back to your community and to support our goal of serving all those with epilepsy. We love our volunteers!

Donations to EFNC directly support free programs and services for individuals and families affected by epilepsy. Your support will help positively impact the lives of the nearly 180,000 people living with epilepsy in Northern California.

It’s free, easy, and fast to donate a vehicle. Fill out the online form or call 1-888-205-3420. You will be contacted to schedule a free pick-up. Your car donation makes a difference; you get a tax deduction.

The stories behind the challenges faced by our community–their experiences and courage dealing with the reality of living with seizures.

I learned that perseverance is necessary for taking on the unknown. Sometimes in life, we aren’t dealt the cards we want, but what matters most is how you play them.

Epilepsy Warrior

As scary as living with epilepsy can be, I don’t fear it anymore, knowing that I have a community of people who understands me.

Board of Directors, EFNC

The most dreaded question was, “What is the craziest thing you’ve ever done?” […] I found a voice, fulfillment, and that’s the craziest thing I’ve ever done.”


Thank you to our proud sponsors!

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501(c)(3) charity, Federal Tax ID 94-6128891. Privacy Policy.

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