About us

Epilepsy ACT

Epilepsy Association ACT Inc.

To provide accessible support,  information, education and connections for people living with epilepsy in the ACT.

About us

Epilepsy ACT (Epilepsy Association ACT Inc.) is a not-for-profit, self-help community service organisation formed in 1982 to provide services for people with epilepsy, their families and the community.

Today Epilepsy ACT provides support, reassurance, advocacy, referral and information to people with epilepsy. We promote understanding of epilepsy through education and increased community awareness.

Our Objectives

Connect

Connect with every person living with epilepsy in our region and create opportunities to meaningfully connect with each other.

Support

Maintain a local service, that fills gaps in existing service provision, with a team who provide personal, non-judgemental, practical and flexible support.

Inform

Provide free access to current, appropriate and accessible epilepsy information resources.

Educate

Deliver and promote innovative community education and awareness programs to ensure that every person living with epilepsy can live, go to school, or work in a safe, supportive and understanding environment.

Thrive

Manage a viable organisation with a sustainable funding model and reduced reliance on government funding.

Our Team

Executive Director

Fiona Allardyce

Administration & Training Manager

Ali Borrett

 

Epilepsy ACT services the Australian Capital Territory and surrounding areas and is an affiliate of Epilepsy Australia Ltd

President 

Richard Eccles

Vice President

 Joseph Leahy

Secretary

Jacinta Cummins

Treasure

TBC

Committee Members

Louise Gray, Mel Chin, Mark Parkinson, Mary Ryan & Tracey Docherty

National Help Line

1300 852 853

Opening Hours

Monday – Thursday 9am – 4pm

FridayClosed

Saturday – SundayClosed

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