Epilepsy Foundation of Florida

Who we are

The Epilepsy Foundation® of Florida (EFOF) was established in 1971 as a not-for-profit 501(c)(3). EFOF is the principal agency for epilepsy programs and services sponsored by the State of Florida, servicing the estimated 375,000 Floridians who suffer from the condition. It is the sole licensee in the state of the National Epilepsy Foundation®, which has led the fight against epilepsy since 1968.

What we do

EFOF serves as the lead advocate for the rights and needs of people with epilepsy and seizure disorders at the local, county and state level. EFOF provides many valuable services to individuals and their families, regardless of their financial situation, including:

  • ·Advocacy
  • ·Case Management
  • ·Information, Referral and Support
  • ·Medical Services
  • ·Neuropsychological Services
  • ·Prevention and Education
  • ·Individual and Family Counseling
  • ·Research
  • ·Development and Fund-Raising
  • ·Resource Materials
  • ·Support Groups
  • ·Children’s Camp

Our mission

The Epilepsy Foundation of Florida (EFOF) leads the fight to stop seizures, find a cure and overcome challenges created by epilepsy.


“Keepers of the Flame” give from the heart to help bring hope and transformation to children, men and women living with epilepsy. Donations may also be given in the form of cash gifts, stock gifts, matching gifts, monthly giving, and honorary/memorial gifts.


Where we are located

EFOF has offices located in Daytona, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Walton Beach, Gainesville, Jacksonville, Miami, Pensacola, Stuart and West Palm Beach – and works with people in other non-urban regions through our innovative virtual case management program and other initiatives. It serves 35 counties throughout Florida: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Broward, Citrus, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Hernando, Indian River, Lafayette, Lake, Levy, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Nassau, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, Putnam, Santa Rosa, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Sumter, Suwannee, Union, Volusia and Walton.

Contact us

Office locations

Miami Office

1200 NW 78 Avenue, Suite 400, Miami, FL 33126 | Phone: (305) 670-4949
Fax: (305) 670-0904



Fort Lauderdale Office

512 NE 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 | Phone: (954) 779-1509
Fax: (954) 779-1549



West Palm Beach Office

3222 Commerce Place, Suite B, West Palm Beach, FL 33407 | Phone: (561) 478-6515
Fax: (561) 687-9318


Jacksonville Office

5209 San Jose Blvd., Suite 101, Jacksonville, FL 32207 | Phone: (904) 731-3752
Fax: (904) 730-2329


Pensacola Office

41 N. Jefferson Street, Suite 300, Pensacola, FL 32502 | Phone: (850) 433-1395
Fax: (800) 563-6021


Gainesville Office

1905 N.W. 13th Street, Suite 1, Gainesville, FL 32609 | Phone: (352) 378-4324
Fax: (407) 253-3679


Chief Executive Officer

Karen Basha Egozi, Miami Office, Phone: (305) 670-4949,