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Lyme Disease Association of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Inc. (LDASEPA)

Mission Statement

 The LDASEPA,is an all-volunteer non-profit organization aimed at improving the lives of people suffering from Lyme and other tick-borne diseases and preventing new cases through education, support, public information, research and partnership with organizations with common goals.

Specific Programs:

Public education meetings open to the public, where invited speakers and/or LDASEPA members can present scientific and/or medical information including but not limited to the general public, educational institutions, public service organizations and private industry.

  • Support group meetings open to public, wherein people interested in Lyme and tick-borne disease can share their experiences with others and where the free exchange of ideas and scientific and/or medical information on the subject can take place in an open forum.
  • Research aimed at finding a cure for Lyme and other tick-borne diseases or providing information useful to other agencies through locally sponsored projects.
  • Funding of outside research projects with similar research aims
  • Pursuit of grants to fund the activities needed to fulfill our mission
  • Partnership with other non-profit organizations in furtherance of common goals.