Emergency Aid Resources

Prepare For Emergencies

When the unexpected happens, it helps to know where to turn. We’re happy to provide a variety of resources to make sure you have the help you need, when you need it. If you are in an emergency situation, call 911.

Epilepsy Foundation New England Help Desk

We’re here when you need us. If you need assistance, call in to our Help Desk at (617) 506-6041 ext 109 or send us an email at @email.

24/7 National Helpline

For 24/7 support, contact the 24/7 Epilepsy Helpline:

  • English: 1-800-332-1000
  • Spanish (en Espanol): 1-866-748-8008

State 211

Looking for a way to connect with essential community services in your area, like food banks, after-school programs, or senior care? Your state’s 211 program will be able to help find the right resources in your community.

Simply dial 2-1-1

Learn more about your state's 211 program and the services that are available:

Transportation Assistance

Transportation presents particular challenges for individuals living with seizures or who have been diagnosed with epilepsy. Fortunately, individuals living with epilepsy in New England have a variety of transportation options to help get to where they need to go.



New Hampshire

Rhode Island

Find an Epilepsy Center

An epilepsy center has the team and resources needed to help manage your unique epilepsy symptoms.

Find The Epilepsy Center In Your Area


Sudden Unexpected Death in Epilepsy (SUDEP) happens when a person diagnosed with epilepsy dies unexpectedly and was previously in their usual state of health. SUDEP affects 1 in 1000 people with epilepsy every year.

The Epilepsy Foundation New England and Epilepsy Foundation of America provide resources and support for our epilepsy community:

Learn More About SUDEP