Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey (EFNJ)


About Us

 

Epilepsy Foundation of New Jersey (EFNJ), an affiliate of the national Epilepsy Foundation, provides necessary programs for families living with epilepsy, such as a residential summer camp, support groups, scholarships, and referral programs.

EFNJ also provides educational presentations about seizure first-aid, police training and helmet safety free of charge. 

 

Seizure First-aid Training

 
EFNJ offers seizure first aid trainings and in-services on the medical, educational and social impact of epilepsy available to any interested school, health and social service organization, group, etc.
 
Trainings and in-services are provided statewide.
 
In 2011, EFNJ trained 19,807 students, faculty and other public employees in seizure first aid and prevention.

 

Camp NOVA

 
Camp NOVA is a wonderful opportunity for children and young adults living with epilepsy and other developmental disabilities to enjoy summer camp.
 
Camp NOVA, which provides an exciting and independent camping experience in an environment filled with fun experiences and memories that last a lifetime, is a one-week overnight camp for young people ages 15-28.
 
Camp activities include acting, arts and crafts, boating, fishing, karate, swimming and yoga.

 

  Emergency Medication

 
   Limited funds are available for families who are    temporarily unable to afford the purchase of        their anticonvulsant medication.