The EAWCP offers a number of programs and services designed to help individuals and families affected by epilepsy.

Applications for Services

Applications for services from the EAWCP

There are many assistance programs available for individuals and families living with epilepsy, and some of these programs can be applied for through the EAWCP. Please note, some of these programs are only available to residents of the EAWCP service...  MORE

Camp Programs

Specially designed camp experiences for children and teens with epilepsy

Children with epilepsy, like all children, deserve the chance to experience summer camp. The EAWCP sponsors both a weeklong camp and a weekend camp experience.  MORE

Educational Events

Attend these events to learn more about epilepsy

Educating yourself and those around you about epilepsy, how to cope with seizures in everyday life, and all of your treatment options is the best way for you and your family to adjust to a diagnosis of epilepsy or seizure disorder.  MORE

Emergency Medication

A one-time program to provide 30 days of anti-seizure medication

If you find yourself running low on your anti-seizure medication with no way to pay for your next refill, contact us to see if you are eligible for emergency medication assistance.  MORE

Employment Preparation

Maximizing your employment potential

Whether you are currently employed, or are looking for work, we can help with resume writing, interviewing skills, networking, and job search skills. If you feel you have been a victim of discrimination, we can help you to learn about your rights and...  MORE

Healthcare Transition

To help you transition with ease from pediatric to adult healthcare

Healthcare transition is the process of moving from your childhood (pediatric) doctor to the doctor you will see as a young adult. That may seem scary to some but you should not worry. Transition does not happen in one day, and...  MORE

Movement Monitors

To help detect nocturnal convulsive seizures

Movement monitors are designed to detect several seconds of sustained convulsive movement like that of a tonic-clonic (grand mal) seizure. They are often used to alert caregivers to nocturnal convulsive seizure activity. You may be eligible to receive...  MORE

Raise Your Voice

Advocate on behalf of all people impacted by epilepsy and seizures

Don’t let people make decisions that will affect your life without giving your input. There are many reasons why people do not advocate for themselves. However, advocacy is important because it affects your everyday life.  MORE

Resource Library

Helpful information for people with epilepsy and their families

The EAWCP maintains a library of helpful resources for people with epilepsy and their families. We offer many types of resources from online videos and printable tools to brochures and books.  MORE

Respite Care

Temporary relief for family caregivers of people with epilepsy

In an effort to assist the primary caretakers of children and adults who have uncontrolled seizures, the EAWCP offers a temporary respite care program.  MORE

Scholarship Program

For graduating high school seniors

The EAWCP has offered a scholarship program since 2001. Each year a number of scholarships are available ranging from $1,000 to $2,500 depending on funding from private and corporate donations. At least five $1,000 scholarships funded by the EAWCP will be awarded. To be eligible...  MORE

Seizure Training

Free seizure recognition and first aid training for all audiences

Do you know what to do if someone has a seizure? We offer free seizure recognition and first aid training for school personnel, students, families, first responders, and other community organizations.  MORE

Service Dogs

Dogs that are specially trained and certified to respond to seizures

Service dogs are animals who have been individually trained to do work or perform tasks for an individual with a disability. Seizure response dogs are trained to respond to their handler having a seizure by performing tasks that will keep them safe.  MORE

Social Events

Meet others affected by epilepsy

Sometimes it helps to know that you are not going through the challenges of life alone. Throughout the year, we host events where you can meet families who are also affected by epilepsy and seizures.  MORE

Special Education

Ensuring the best education opportunities for your child

The earlier parents and teachers are able to identify learning difficulties, the easier it will be to get your child on the right track. Most children with epilepsy can attend school and participate in everyday activities. However, some children may experience...  MORE

Other Help

If you don’t see what you are looking for, please contact us

Sometimes you don’t know what you need help with, and that’s ok. Just give us a call and we can talk you through what programs, services, and community resources may be right for you. We are here to help. Depending upon your individual needs and...  MORE