Support Groups

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 Wendy at caremanager@epilepsycolorado.org or call us at 303-377-9774 or 888-378-9779.

Our Spanish speaking support group meets on the second Wednesday of each month at 4:00 pm. Contact Jose Reyes at jreyes2197@gmail.com for more information. 

New for 2020: Virtual Teenage Support Group! Ages 13-17. Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month, 6:00 – 7:00pm. This group will meet on Zoom until further notice. Contact Kylee at kyleelovato@gmail.com for more information.

We recommend contacting group leaders directly for information on the group you want to attend to confirm details.

Support Groups

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 Wendy at caremanager@epilepsycolorado.org or call us at 303-377-9774 or 888-378-9779.

New for 2020: Virtual Teenage Support Group! Ages 13-17. Meets the 3rd Thursday of each month, 6:00 – 7:00pm. This group will meet on Zoom until further notice. Contact Kylee at kyleelovato@gmail.com for more information.

We recommend contacting group leaders directly for information on the group you want to attend to confirm details.

Regional Support Groups

Boulder | Adults Living with Epilepsy

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month. 7:00 – 8:30pm. Various locations in Boulder. Contact: John Stovall – 303-444-6062

Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

Comprehensive list of support groups across Colorado: Adults with brain injury: http://biacolorado.org/support-groups/ Children & Parents: http://biacolorado.org/support-groups/support-groups-for-youth-parents

Colorado Springs

Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month, 6:00 – 7:30pm. Colorado Springs Fire Station #14, 1875 Dublin Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80918. Contact: csepilepsycof@gmail.com

Denver | Adult Surgery Group

Open to adults who are considering or have gone through surgery for epilepsy. 

Meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month, 5:00 – 7:00pm. University of Colorado Health Sciences Center 12605 East 16th Ave., Aurora, CO 80045. Take Elevator D to the 7th floor to Conference Room 7.032 AIP1 Conference Center, check in at main desk. Contact: Rhonda Debello, RN – 720-848-7696

Durango

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

Englewood

Adults Living with Epilepsy or Seizures. 

Meets the 3rd Tuesday of the month, 5:30 – 7:00pm. Ponderosa Room, Swedish Medical Center 501 E. Hampden Ave., Englewood, CO 80113.  Contact Gaetha Mills, RN – 303-788-6939

Fort Collins

Individuals with epilepsy and their loved ones. 

Meets the first Thursday of the month, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Poudre Valley Hospital, Cafe A 1024 S. Lemay Ave., Fort Collins, CO 80524. Contact: kent@thefamilywatson.com

Grand Valley

Open to all survivors, their caretakers, families and friends. 

Meets the 1st Wednesday of the month, 6:00 – 8:00pm. 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 kadyb6@charter.net

Greenwood Village | Parent Group

Open to parents of children living with epilepsy. 

Meets the 1st Monday of the month, 7:00 – 8:30pm. Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado board room, 5889 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Suite 404. Greenwood Village, CO 80111. Contact: Nicole Villas – nicole.villas.4@gmail.com

Greenwood Village | Dravet Syndrome Foundation

Meets the 1st Thursday of the month, 7:30 – 9:00pm. Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado board room, 5889 Greenwood Plaza Blvd., Suite 404. Greenwood Village, CO 80111. Contact: Meghan- 201-388-9835

Mountain Support Group | Eagle

Meets the second Wednesday of each month, 6:30 to 8:00pm. Colorado Workspace 1099 Capitol Street Eagle, CO 81637. Contact Hannah Lovato: hannahlovato4@gmail.com

Wheat Ridge | Adults Living with Epilepsy

Meets 2nd Tuesday of each month, 6:00 – 7:00pm. Lutheran Medical Center 8300 West 38th Ave., Wheat Ridge, CO 80033. 2nd floor – Learning Center.  Contact: Sara Minott – 303-425-2058 or visit http://epilepsysupport.eventbrite.com