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Online Support Group Updates

Online Support Group Updates

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person support groups have been cancelled. We understand that support networks are important for people living with epilepsy for optimal health and wellness so we are pleased to be putting on online support groups.

Please note that our online support groups have been updated to take place once a month. Please see below for more information:

Epilepsy Friends Forever Ages 6-12:

  • Online friendship group for children and youth living with epilepsy aged 6-12
    • If you are interested in attending, please email Sonia at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information
  • Held on the last Thursday of every month at 3:30 PM
    • The next session will be held on November 26th at 3:30 PM

Epilepsy Friends Forever Ages 13-17:

  • Online friendship group for children and youth living with epilepsy aged 13-17
    • If you are interested in attending, please email Sonia at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information 
  • Held on the last Friday of every month at 3:30 PM
    • The next session will be held on November 27th at 3:30 PM

BC Epilepsy Parents Network:

  • Online support group for the parents, guardians and caregivers of children living with epilepsy
    • If you are interested in attending, please email Sonia at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information
  • Held on the last Thursday of every month at 6:00 PM

Online Peer Support Group:

  • Online peer support group for people living with epilepsy
  • Held on the first Monday of every month at 7:00 PM
    • The next session will be held on December 7th at 7:00 PM
      • If you are interested in attending, please email Jas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. at least three business days prior to the support group taking place to receive the link to join

Family Peer Support Group:

  • Online peer support group for everyone affected by epilepsy, including people living with epilepsy and their families, friends and loved ones
  • Held on the second Wednesday of every month at 5:30 PM
    • The next session will be held on November 18th at 5:30 PM
      • Click here at 5:30 PM on November 18th to join

Young Adults Peer Support Group:

  • Online peer support group for young adults living with epilepsy, aged 18-30
  • Held on the last Wednesday of every month at 6:30 PM
    • The next session will be held on November 25th at 6:30 PM
      • Click here at 6:30 PM on November 25th to join

Please note that for any of the above online support groups, you can choose to turn your webcam on or you can turn it off if you do not feel comfortable being on screen. Just be sure to turn your microphone on so that everyone can hear your voice! Please direct any questions about the online support groups to Sonia at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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