|As a registered charity, volunteer support is an essential and important component for the BC Epilepsy Society.
We trust in our volunteers in the community to help produce resources, deliver programs, and fund research in BC.
We have a dedicated elected volunteer Board of Directors that bring vast and varied experience to BCES, and we rely on our communities through financial support by sponsoring an event, hosting a fund raiser, making a donation, or considering us in your will.
|Cindy's Walk on Purple Day
The BCBIA Showcase & Celebration for Brain Injury
BCCH Dravet Syndrome Family Education Day
Epilepsy Information and Awareness for Schools
Music Therapy Could Benefit People with Epilepsy
Updated Information Sheet About Medical ID and Safety Devices
|What is epilepsy?
Epilepsy is a medical condition that causes a person to have recurring seizures.
How many people have epilepsy?
About 40,000 people in BC and 300,000 in Canada have epilepsy.
What should you do when someone has a seizure?
Knowing proper seizure first aid is essential.
What causes epilepsy?
Epilepsy is a disorder with many possible causes.