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Extensive Library
Here at ENL we know how important it is to be informed. Members and organizations can borrow from our resource centre for personal learning or to help teach others and promote awareness of epilepsy issues.
Services and Programs
Epilepsy Newfoundland and Labrador offers its members and interested individuals a wide range of services and programs to meet your needs concerning all aspects of living with epilepsy.
Thrift Shop
Come visit our store Previously Loved Clothes and Things located at 351 Kenmount Road. Remember, because we are a charity, you never pay tax!

WHAT IS ENL?

Epilepsy Newfoundland and Labrador is a registered charity founded in 1983. It is the only epilepsy organization serving the province and representing more than 10,000 men, women, children, and their families, who are living with epilepsy. The association is funded by donations; 100% of which remain in the province to help develop programs and services dedicated to the promotion of independence and quality of life for all people with epilepsy and their families.

DID YOU KNOW?
About 300,000 Canadians (1 % of the population) are affected by epilepsy
DID YOU KNOW?
In one year, an average of 14,000 people learn they have epilepsy.
DID YOU KNOW?
Each year, 1 in 2000 people are diagnosed with epilepsy
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The prevalence of epilepsy in persons over the age of 65 is approximately 7%: 1 in 14 seniors.
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Each day in Canada, an average of 38 people learn they have epilepsy.
DID YOU KNOW?
60% of new patients are young children or seniors.

Blog Post

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  • Two Families, One Great Cause
    Two Families, One Great Cause

    When people come together, great things can happen.

    A very long time ago, the Edmunds of Bay Roberts got a call about our Door-to-Door canvassing campaign. Immediately, they decided to volunteer their…

  • International Day of People with Disabilities
    International Day of People with Disabilities

    December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities and Epilepsy NL attended a presentation by Randy Lewis, former Senior VP of chain supply and logistics for America’s Walgreens held by…

  • Easters Seals Newfoundland and Labrador
    Easters Seals Newfoundland and Labrador

    Easter Seals was established in Newfoundland in 1937. Since then, the organization has been situated in many places but it now sits at 206 Mount Scio Road in a 14,000 square…