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Your Action Makes
a Difference

Our non-profit organization provides free services to anyone affected by seizures.

Register Today: Sharon's Ride.Run.Walk. 2024

Register today as a race participant, sponsor or volunteer in support of our largest community event of the year! Proceeds from Sharon’s Ride.Run.Walk. help us continue to offer vital programs and resources at no cost to people impacted by epilepsy in San Diego.


Applications for Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County’s College Scholarships are now being accepted!

The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County will award college scholarships from $250 up to $6,000 for the 2024-25 academic year. To be considered, review our eligibility requirements and submit an application by May 1, 2024.

Sharing your individual story has healing and transformative power

#MyEpilepsySDStory is our new, year-round initiative that provides a space for people in San Diego who are impacted by epilepsy to share their personal epilepsy journey. Anyone who lives in San Diego County and is impacted by epilepsy is welcome to submit. Through our collected stories, we can make our region and world a more supportive and inclusive place! Please join us in acknowledging and uplifting our community by adding your epilepsy story to our collective San Diego narrative.


Epilepsy affects people of all ages, races and ethnic groups.

It is the fourth most common neurological disorder.

million people

live with active epilepsy in the U.S.

San Diegans

live with epilepsy.

1 in 26


will be diagnosed with epilepsy.

1 in 10


will experience a seizure.

Our Mission

With your help, The Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County leads the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures and save lives.

Our Programs
& Services

Our wide array of programs and services serve people living with epilepsy, families, friends and caregivers.

All of our programs and services are offered at no-cost.

24/7 Helpline

Seizure First Aid

Frequently Asked Questions

We can help anyone interested in or affected by epilepsy. This includes:

  • People living with epilepsy
  • Caregivers and friends of someone with epilepsy
  • Anyone who simply wants to learn more about epilepsy

Please call our office at 1-619-296-0161 to speak with a staff member about our programs and services, to learn more about epilepsy and to participate in our events.

Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30pm

All of our programs and services are always offered at no cost.  

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