Epilepsy Durham Region

An Independent Partner Agency with Epilepsy Ontario

About Us

Every day we meet people who, after a diagnosis of epilepsy want to understand what epilepsy means and how it will affect them and their loved ones.  Epilepsy Durham Region’s team of volunteers and staff are driven to provide a caring and safe environment and individualized help.

Epilepsy Durham Region provides tailored support to maintain a caring culture and are dedicated to strengthening clients’ and families’ ability to manage the physical, psychological and social effects of epilepsy. Raising awareness to dispel myths and erase stigma are key priorities.

Epilepsy Durham Region is a registered, not-for-profit non-governmental agency incorporated in 1987 which receives neither United Way nor government funding.

Office Hours

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Closed Weekends and Holidays

Our Mission

We are committed to promoting independence and optimal quality of life for individuals living with epilepsy and their families, through support, advocacy, and public education.


Creating a world where not another moment is lost to a seizure.

Our Values:

These serve as guidelines for our conduct and behaviour as we work towards our mission:

  • Caring and empathetic
  • Integrity and honesty
  • Accountability
  • Efficient and cost effective management