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Fresno Youth Support Group
Expressions of Courage
For youth with epilepsy (ages 5-17)
3rd Tuesday Every Month, 5:00-6:30 PM
Local church room at St. Mary's Catholic Church
828 O Street
Sanger, CA 93657
Group Facilitator: Ivana Valdovinos
Contact Email:

Mountain View, Santa Clara County
1st Thursday, 7:00pm-9:00pm 
El Camino Hospital Group
YMCA Building, Basement Room K
2400 Grant Rd.
Mountain View, CA 94040 (view map)
Group Facilitator: Steve Forbes
Please contact at:
This month (November), the Mountain View Epilepsy Support Group will have 2 support group meetings. Our regular Support Group and "Parents to Parents." (For parents who have a child diagnosed with seizures.). Both meetings will take place at our regular meeting time and location. Please contact our email address for more information.

Oakland, Alameda County
For young adults aged 12-18
Every other Tuesday.
Oakland Children's Hospital
Cafe Conference Room, next to the Cafeteria in main hospital.
747 52nd Street
Oakland, CA
This is a therapy session facilitated by a licensed psychologist.
Prior authorizations are required to attend.
Please contact Rosalia at 510-450-5656 to learn more information about attending.
Pleasanton- "Eric's Corner", Alameda County
3rd Thursday, 6:30pm-8:00pm
Pleasanton Valley Care
5725 West Los Positas
2nd Floor Room #270
Pleasanton, CA 94588 

Redding, Shasta County
2nd Wednesday, 6:00-7:30
Shasta Regional Medical Center
1100 Butte St. 1st Floor, Liberty Room 1
Redding, CA 96001
Group Facilitator: Erin Jacky
Contact Phone: 530-242-9033
RSVP (via phone or email) needed to attend this group
NOTE: Group is temporarily inactive

**This group is temporarily inactive. Please email Mary Jane (email below) if you are interested in attending future meetings.**
4th Thursday, 7 pm-8 pm
Grace Community Church
750 Paradise Road
Prunedale, CA 93907
Group Facilitator: Mary Jane Gansberger
Please contact Mary Jane at:

Sacramento, Sacramento County
Parents Group
1st Friday, 11:30 AM - 1 PM
Sutter Medical Plaza, Conference Room 1625
Stockton Boulevard Sacramento, CA
Group Facilitator: Beth 

Sacramento, Sacramento County
Mercy Neurological Institute, Mercy General Hospital
This group is open to adults.
2nd Wednesday, 6:00pm-7:30pm
Greenhouse A conference room
Contact: Angie Woodward (effective April 15, 2014)
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 916-930-9252

San Francisco
Chinese Living with Epilepsy Support Group
In Cantonese and Mandarin
Fourth Friday of every month, 2-3 pm
First meeting February 22nd
UCSF Epilepsy Center
400 Parnassus Avenue
8th Floor Conference Room
San Francisco, CA 94143-0138
Facilitators will be Stephanie Chen, RN and Tina Shih, MD
Contact emails: or
Contact phone numbers: 415-353-9851 (Winghang Tam) or 415-353-9173 (Tina Shih)

San Francisco
3rd Wednesday, 6:00-8:00 PM
California Pacific Medical Center
Pacific Campus
2333 Buchanan Street, Stanford Building, 3rd Floor Board Room
San Francisco, 94115
Group Facilitator: Diane Del Chiaro
Contact email:

San Francisco
**To RSVP, please contact Maritza (email below)**
For teens and young adults.
1st Saturday 11:00 AM-12:15 PM
UCSF Epilepsy Center 
400 Parnassus Ave.
8th Floor, Room A888
Group Facilitator: Maritza Lopez, RN
Contact e-mail:

San Francisco
Living with Epilepsy Support Group
2nd Monday 11 AM - 12:30 PM
SF Veterans Affairs Medical Center Epilepsy Center of Excellence
4150 Clement Street Building 203, First Floor, Room 1B-15
San Francisco, CA 94121
Click here for more info!
Please join us for a free SFVA Family-Caregiver Epilepsy Luncheon on November 3, 2014!

San Francisco
FATE (Families/caregivers of Adolescents/children Thriving with Epilepsy) Support Group
4th Tuesday, 11:30 am-1:00 pm
UCSF Epilepsy Center
400 Parnassus Avenue 8th Floor Room A-888
Click here for more info!
Please join us for a free SFVA Family-Caregiver Epilepsy Luncheon on November 3, 2014!

San Jose- South Bay Area
Teen Epilepsy Support Group (ages 12-18)
2450 Samaritan Dr., Suite #2
San Jose, CA 95124
Contact:, 408-209-6713

Vacaville - Solano County
Please call EFNC to receive more information.

Yuba-Sutter Hope For Epilepsy
All are welcome.
Every 2nd Friday of the Month, 5:30PM-7PM
Grace Baptist Church
1980 S. Walton Ave.
Yuba City, CA 95993
Group Facilitator: Annette (530) 315-4045
Hilary: (530) 695-6075
Click here for more info!
Please join us for a FREE Epilepsy Awareness Event on Nov 24, 2014!