Our Circle of Friends support groups provide educational and emotional support in a positive environment for people living with epilepsy and their families. They are led by trained volunteers who are dedicated to epilepsy support. To explore a leadership role, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 303-377-9774 or 888-378-9779.
Many of our groups have moved to virtual meetings. Please contact the leaders to find out more information about meeting times and locations. We encourage any in-person meetings to follow all local and CDC guidelines to ensure participant safety.
These groups are currently meeting over Zoom:
Adult Online Support Group
Every first Thursday of the month at 7pm. Contact Kent at email@example.com for more information.
Teen Support Group
We offer a virtual teen support group run by one of our young volunteers every third Thursday of the month from 6 -7. For more information contact Kylee at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Spanish Speaking Support Group
Our Spanish speaking support group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6 pm. Email email@example.com for more information.
Facebook support groups:
This free 6-month program partners adult Mentors and adult Mentees. Mentors are often people who have lived with seizures for a while and who feel comfortable sharing their story. Mentees are usually fairly new to the impact of seizures community and are looking for guidance. This program is available to both those who are diagnosed with epilepsy and those with non-epileptic seizures. It is also open to caretakers of those with epilepsy.
We CARE (Wyoming & Colorado Adults Redefining Epilepsy) is a group of adults living with or connected to epilepsy who support each other and the community through activities such as:
- Social events
- Raising awareness about epilepsy
- Providing support by bringing programs and services directly to their neighborhoods, workplaces, and places of worship
- Planning service activities
- Promoting fundraising opportunities
This group of passionate, dedicated, FUN individuals offers support and the opportunity to build lasting relationships, because We CARE about YOU! If you want to learn more or get involved, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Regional Support Groups
Please contact group leaders to confirm details. These are community-led groups, not affiliated with the Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado & Wyoming.
Boulder | Adults Living with Epilepsy
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month. 7 – 8:30 pm. Various locations in Boulder. Contact: John Stovall – 303-444-6062
Denver | Adult Surgery Group
Open to adults who are considering or have gone through surgery for epilepsy.
Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 5 – 7 pm. University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, 12605 East 16th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045. Contact: Rhonda Debello, RN – 720-848-7696
Two groups offered: Adults and Youth Living with Challenging Health Conditions, Parents of Youth Living with Epilepsy.
Meets monthly at various locations. Contact: Liza Tergillus – 970-749-9607
Adults Living with Epilepsy or Seizures.
Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month, 5:30 – 7 pm. Ponderosa Room, Swedish Medical Center 501 E. Hampden Ave., Englewood, CO 80113. Contact Gaetha Mills, RN – 303-788-6939
Individuals with epilepsy and their loved ones.
Meets the first Thursday of the month, 7 – 8:30 pm. Poudre Valley Hospital, Cafe A 1024 S. Lemay Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80524. Contact: email@example.com
Open to all survivors, their caretakers, families and friends.
Meets the 1st Wednesday of the month, 6 – 8 pm. Ratekin Towers 875 Main St., Grand Junction, CO 81504. A member will meet you at the front door. Contact: Drene Stevens – 970-361-5495 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Greenwood Village | Dravet Syndrome Foundation
Meets the 1st Thursday of the month, 7:30 – 9 pm. Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado board room, 5889 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Suite 404. Greenwood Village, CO 80111. Contact: Meghan- 201-388-9835
Wheat Ridge | Adults Living with Epilepsy
Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6 – 7 pm. Lutheran Medical Center 8300 West 38th Ave., Wheat Ridge, CO 80033. 2nd floor – Learning Center. Contact: Sara Minott – 303-425-2058.