Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake Region

Address: 101 N. Gay Street, The American Legion - Department of Maryland, Inc - Room E
Baltimore, MD 21202
Website: http://www.mdlegion.org/CommSvc.htm

The Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake Region (formerly the Epilepsy Association of Maryland) is a private,  non-profit organization that provides programs and services to people with epilepsy and other disorders
The mission of the Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake Region is to assist people with epilepsy and other disorders in achieving their personal goals and in reaching their maximum potential. Services are tailored to support each person to live, work, socialize and to encourage the highest level of participation of each person in his/her community.
Additional information may be obtained by calling:
The Epilepsy Foundation of the Chesapeake Region at 1-800-492-2523 or by visiting their website at www.epilepsyfoundation.org. You can also contact the Department of Maryland Headquarters for more information.

All of EFCR's services are available at no cost and include: 

  • Information and Referral
  • Access to Community Resources
  • Counseling
  • Community Living Assistance/Residential Support
  • Vocational Support
  • Family & Children's Services – Provides In-home assistance
  • Parent-to-parent support advocacy in schools
  • Summer Camp
  • Adaptive equipment and home modifications

Additional services include:

  •  On-site childcare support
  •  Assessment and referral
  •  Education services to employers, schools and public safety officers
  • Assistance with medical issues
  • Advocacy and Consultative Services

Epilepsy Association of the Eastern Shore (EAES)
Main Office:
688 East Main Street
Salisbury, MD  21804
Phone: 800-776-5694
Phone: (410) 543-0665
Fax: (410) 543-0432
Mid Shore Office: (410) 822-5101
Upper-Shore Office: (410) 620-2684
Epilepsy Association of the Eastern Shore serves all nine counties of the Maryland's Eastern Shore.
The Epilepsy Association of the Eastern Shore offers the following programs and services:

  • Clinical – Provides Basic Facts and Information to help individuals and families cope with epilepsy
  • Referral services that enables EAES to act as a liaison for individuals in need of assistance from other agencies and local professionals
  • Advocacy that ensures that people receive the services to which they are entitled
  • Financial Assistance – Financial Assistance includes Family Support Services which may include subsidies aimed at providing necessary services, equipment, therapies, respite and/or transportation support
  • Individual Support Services – These services aim at providing various services that assist adults to remain in their own homes. An example would be attendant care, medical supplies and transportation
  • Recreational Services – Camp Lazy Daze in Talbot County Maryland. A four week summer day program serving children with developmental disabilities, ages 6 through 20.  EAES co-sponsors this camp with the Talbot County TMCA
  • Educational Services –  See our website for the variety of programs and support services offered
  • Residential – EAES provides several residential alternatives to adults with developmental disabilities. There are various models which includes two and three-bed homes, supervised apartment sites, individual family care homes and Community Supported Living Arrangements


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