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 caremanager@epilepsycolorado.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 kent@thefamilywatson.com for more information.

Teen Support Group
We offer a virtual teen support group run by one of our amazing volunteers every third Thursday of the month from 6 -7. For more information contact Kylee at kyleelovato@gmail.com

Spanish Speaking Support Group
Our Spanish speaking support group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 6 pm. Email leigh@epilepsycolorado.org for more information.

Facebook support groups:

Epilepsy Foundation of Colorado – Raising Kids with Epilepsy 

Young Adult Facebook Group

Western Slope Facebook Support Group

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 - please contact group leaders to confirm details

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

Brain Injury Alliance of Colorado

Comprehensive list of support groups across Colorado: Adults with brain injury: http://biacolorado.org/support-groups/

Colorado Springs

Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month, 6 – 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 – 7pm. 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 pm. 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 – 8:30 pm. 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 – 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 kadyb6@charter.net

Greenwood Village | Parent Group

Open to parents of children living with epilepsy. 

Meets the 1st Monday of the month, 7 – 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 pm. 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 – 8 pm. 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 – 7 pm. Lutheran Medical Center 8300 West 38th Ave., Wheat Ridge, CO 80033. 2nd floor – Learning Center.  Contact: Sara Minott – 303-425-2058.