WHO ARE WE?
We provide programs, services, and support to people living with, or impacted by, epilepsy in Calgary and Southern Alberta.
Connect and support those living with or impacted by epilepsy and improve their independence, quality of life, and community participation.
A community where everyone impacted by epilepsy can thrive.
OUR PURPOSE STATEMENT
We are a charitable social service agency established in 1955 to address community, individual, and familial needs related to epilepsy.
More than 30,000 people in Calgary and Southern Alberta are living with an epilepsy diagnosis. Together we’re making a difference.
Our programs and services available to anyone affected by epilepsy.
The goal of PACES is to increase the medical, psychosocial, and community adjustment of adults with active seizure conditions. Participants develops coping and goal-setting strategies that improve overall and discrete aspects of quality of life, epilepsy self-management and efficacy, and anxiety and depression.
Project UPLIFT is a program designed to improve depression and ones overall psychological quality of life. Small groups of up to 6 individuals meet virtually for one hour once a week. The program runs for eight weeks. If you are over 18, living with epilepsy, and struggling to achieve mental wellness – or if you would simply like to improve your overall psychological quality of life – please register today.
HOBSCOTCH is a home based self-management and cognitive training program that changes lives. It’s designed to help people with epilepsy develop management and coping methods to deal with cognitive issues arising from an epilepsy diagnosis and to help them lead happier, more productive lives.
Reaching out and connecting with others facing similar challenges is an important part of living well with epilepsy. Whether you’re and adult living with epilepsy or a caregiver, you’ll find a Support Group that can help.
Our Peer 2 Peer Support program matches anyone at least 16 years old, including caregivers, with a peer mentor who has been living well with epilepsy for at least two years, to engage in meaningful, supportive relationship building.
From schools to skyscrapers, we’d love to visit your community and present one of our customized educational sessions about epilepsy. It’s free and usually an hour long – but most importantly, for someone with epilepsy it can make a world of difference. Request an Education Session today.
Do you have an idea for a workshop? Or a suggestion for a new program?
We want to hear from you! Call 403-230-2764 or email us your idea.