United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA)
Support, eduation, resources and advocay
P.O. Box 512
Northfield MN 55057

How to Treat an Ileostomy Blockage
Guide from UOAA including symptoms, at home treatments and a guide to bring to the ER if needed.

Youth Rally
5-Day Camp with different location each summer for ages 11-17

American Cancer Society


American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 

Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network

1-888-901-BCAN or 301-215-9099
or info@bcan.org

Online message board community to post questions and give other ostomates support

Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation


Online community to get support, make friends or even meet someone special


The J-Pouch Group
Online community to meet others with a J-Pouch and ask questions


Friends of Ostomates Worldwide
Non-profit organization providing ostomy supplies and educational resources at no cost to ostomates in need around the world. 


Pull-Thru Network
Information, education, support and advocacy for families, children, teens and adults who are living with the challenges of congenital anorectal, colorectal or urogenital disorders


Short Bowel Support
Support and educational information for patients and caregivers who have Short Bowel Syndrome

Wound Ostomy Continent Nurses Society

Ostomy Connection
Stay connected to the stories and topics that affect the daily lives of ostomates

The Mighty
A digital health community created to empower and connect people facing health challenges and disabilities

Girls with Guts
Empowering women with IBD and ostomies.
Women's retreat, pen pal program, ostomy supply donation and gift baskets for patients.

Ostomy Secrets
Swimware, underware and skincare for men and women with an ostomy

My Intestinal Fortitude
Blog of one of our members chronicling life with an ostomy

An ostomate for over 40 years, I still value the support of fellow ostomates at meetings and the info from health professionals.