Organisations, including services and resources available
The Epilepsy Foundation of Victoria
The Epilepsy Foundation of Victoria (EFV) is a member of Epilepsy Australia and aims to provide information, education, and support to people living with or affected by epilepsy.
The EFV provides services to metropolitan and regional Victoria. Contact us at our:
The Cooinda Centre
10 Learmonth Road Wendouree VIC 3355
Phone: (03) 5320 7416
Barwon South West Region
Barwon Design Park
400 Pakington Street Newtown VIC 3220
Phone: (03) 5223 1645
The services from EFV include:
Information & resources including DVD’s. We have an extensive library of books and journals about epilepsy and related issues, which members can access.
Counsellors are available 9-5 pm Monday to Friday.
Community education, including for schools, is available throughout Victoria.
An annual camp for families of children with epilepsy under the age of 18.
Advocacy of issues individuals identify as important.
Support for research.
Epifile: an epilepsy management manual, 2002, edited Russell Pollard and Denise Chapman, Epilepsy Australia.
Epilepsy: a resource for teachers, 2002, Anne Little, Epilepsy Qld Inc
Epilepsy and behaviour: a guide for parents, 2002, Epilepsy Qld Inc
Challenging behaviour in children with epilepsy, 2002, Epilepsy Qld Inc