Our Programs

Our Programs

Non-Clinical Support Services
Programs

Non-Clinical Support Services

Our staff meet with families attending the Neurology Clinics at BC Children's Hospital (BCCH), Vancouver General Hospital (VGH) and the Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre at Surrey Memorial Hospital to
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Partners in Teaching
Programs

Partners in Teaching

Through our Partners in Teaching program, the BC Epilepsy Society provides free educational workshops on epilepsy awareness and seizure first aid and safety at schools, workplaces and other organizations across BC. To
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Lecture Series & Educational Events
Programs

Lecture Series & Educational Events

Each year, our Society hosts Speaking of Epilepsy, a series of lectures on a wide variety of epilepsy related topics. This allows you to get up-to-date and accurate information from
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Women in Mind
Programs

Women in Mind

Women and girls with epilepsy have unique health concerns. As a result of these differences, women with epilepsy can face special challenges. This includes issues relating to reproductive health, hormonal
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Connecting with Others
Programs

Connecting with Others

The BC Epilepsy Society offers people living with epilepsy and their families, friends, and loved ones the opportunity to meet other inspirational people who truly understand life with epilepsy. Whether
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Epilepsy Friends Forever (EFF)
Programs

Epilepsy Friends Forever (EFF)

Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all in-person groups including Epilepsy Friends Forever (EFF) friendship groups have been replaced with online versions. For information on our online support groups,
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BC Epilepsy Parents Network (BCEPN)
Programs

BC Epilepsy Parents Network (BCEPN)

Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all BC Epilepsy Society In-Person Support Groups, including the BC Epilepsy Parents Network (BCEPN) have been cancelled and have been replaced with
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Epilepsy Surgery Friends Network
Programs

Epilepsy Surgery Friends Network

Have you ever been offered surgery for epilepsy, and are deliberating the options? Conversely, have you ever had surgery and did it work? Undergoing surgery can be a time of
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BCES Men’s Circle
Programs

BCES Men’s Circle

Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all BC Epilepsy Society In-Person Support Groups, including the BCES Men's Circle have been cancelled and have been replaced with online
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BCES Women’s Circle
Programs

BCES Women’s Circle

Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all BC Epilepsy Society In-Person Support Groups, including the BCES Women's Circle have been cancelled and have been replaced with online
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BCES YA Circle
Programs

BCES YA Circle

Please note that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all BC Epilepsy Society In-Person Support Groups, including the BCES YA Circle have been cancelled and have been replaced with online
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Epilepsy Expert Webinar Series
Programs

Epilepsy Expert Webinar Series

The BC Epilepsy Society and the I AM A VOICE for Epilepsy Awareness campaign are proud to offer the Epilepsy Expert Webinar Series. Professionals in various fields provide presentations via Zoom
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Epilepsy Surgery Peer Connection
Programs

Epilepsy Surgery Peer Connection

Are you considering getting epilepsy surgery? Do you want to get advice from someone who has had epilepsy surgery? Do you want to know what post-surgery recovery will look like?
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Project UPLIFT
Programs

Project UPLIFT

Project UPLIFT (Using Practice and Learning to Increase Favourable Thoughts) is an 8-week program
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Bursary Program
Programs

Bursary Program

Every year, we receive designated donations specific for bursaries, which are awarded to people living with epilepsy
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Camp Subsidy Program
Programs

Camp Subsidy Program

Camps are a great way for children and youth living with epilepsy to develop social and leadership skills, increase independence
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New Diagnosis Group
Programs

New Diagnosis Group

The BC Epilepsy Society’s New Diagnosis Group offers participants an interactive opportunity to learn about their epilepsy
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