Epilepsy South Central Ontario

Record #: PEL0481
Last Full Update: 31 Aug 2022

Contact Information

Office Phone Peel Region: 905-450-1900 ; Hamilton: 289-639-8393 ; Halton Region: 289-627-1855 ; Brantford: 226-227-2193
Toll Free Phone 1-855-734-2111
E-Mail info@epilepsysco.org
Website www.epilepsysco.org
Social Media Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/epilepsysco 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/Epilepsy.SCO/ 
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/epilepsysouthcentralontario 
Twitter: https://twitter.com/EpilepsySCO 
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMs-90lDVPBUXoUi4tUv0Zw

Agency Information

Legal Status (50) Non Profit

Description and Service Details

Description (Service) Support, advocacy and public education to promoting independence and optimal quality of life for people with epilepsy and their families

Clinic to Community (C2C) Program
  • community educator gives overview of seizures, epilepsy, risk management and seizure first aid to entire family
  • teaches how to use a seizure log
  • refers to services including support groups, peer to peer linkages, recreation, and school and workplace assistance
  • gives information sheets with strategies to help the person with epilepsy to best manage their condition
Individual Counselling and Support Groups
  • one-on-one counselling and service coordination
  • support groups for youth and adults
Home-Based Self-Management & Cognitive Training Changes Lives (HOBSCOTCH)
  • helps people living with epilepsy learn new strategies to improve memory and attention
  • individual program that lasts eight weeks.
Epilepsy Classroom, 416-813-8371
  • section 23 classroom geared to needs of children with intractable epilepsy
  • run in partnership with Toronto District School Board and Hospital for Sick Children, see separate listings
Sunny Days Camp -- summer day camp for children with epilepsy and their siblings 5-14 years

Epilepsy 101
  • free interactive educational program offering epilepsy awareness and seizure first aid
  • designed for many settings/groups including school staff, employers, community fairs
Thinking About Epilepsy
  • program designed for grade 5 classes
  • interactive-educational program that offers epilepsy awareness and seizure first aid to students and staff
Seniors Helping Seniors Program -- volunteer seniors and ESCO staff give education, awareness and epilepsy first aid sessions for seniors, their caregivers and residential and day program staff

Family and Youth Conference

Office in Kitchener at 28 Weber St W, Ste 2, can be reached at 519-745-2112
Hours Office: Mon-Fri 9 am-5 pm
Areas Served Brant County ; Haldimand County ; Halton Region ; Hamilton (City of) ; Norfolk County ; Peel Region ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County
Eligibility Persons living with epilepsy
Application Call or visit website for information
Languages English
Fees None

Site Information

Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
250-A Lakeshore Rd E
Mississauga, ON
Canada L5G 1G9
Intersection Erin Mills Pkwy and Dundas St W
Mailing Address 250-A Lakeshore Rd E 
Mississauga, ON 
Canada L5G 1G9
Physical Access Fully Accessible

Categories and Classification

HCSD Main Heading Child / Family Services ; Disabilities
HCSD Sub Heading Camps ; Disability Associations
Service Categories Case/Care Management ~ Epilepsy ; Chronic Disease Self Management Programs ~ Epilepsy ; Disability Awareness Training ~ Epilepsy ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Epilepsy ; First Aid Instruction ~ Epilepsy ; Health/Disability Related Counselling ~ Epilepsy ; Health/Disability Related Support Groups ~ Epilepsy ; Professional Skills Development Support ~ Epilepsy ; Therapeutic Camps ~ Epilepsy ; Voluntary Health Organizations ~ Epilepsy

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