The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles (EFGLA) is leading the fight to END EPILEPSY and overcome challenges created by seizures by focusing on Care, Advocacy, Research and Education. Through these areas of focus, we offer a range of services and programs to help, support, advocate for, and empower the over 160,000 individuals and thier families affected by epilepsy in just our region alone. We also support research to accelerate cures for the epilepsies, support the training and work of new pediatric epilepsy specialists, and strive to educate the general public to better understand epilepsy/seizure disorders, and join in the fight to END EPILEPSY.
We serve any individual and all families affected by epilepsy/seizure disorders. We focus on the Greater Los Angeles region and surrounding territores (including the Inland Empire, Riverside, Ventura County, and Santa Barbara County) The estimated combined population of our territory is over 16 million.Thus, in the four Counties we serve well over 160,000 individuals who have epilepsy. However, many more are significantly impacted by epilepsy in their daily lives when you include family members, caregivers, teachers, and friends.
We are here for you, as we have been for more than 61 years. As your local Epilepsy Foundation, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Los Angeles is the only non-profit, 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated solely to serving people affected by epilepsy in this entire region. Our tax ID is 52-0856660. We are a chapter of the Epilepsy Foundation of America.
For local resources and information about our local Walk, please contact Hannah Enriquez at [email protected] or 310-846-9263 or 800.564.0445.