American Cancer Society
1599 Clifton Road N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30329
404-320-333 or 1-800-227-2345
Support groups for patients and their families, transportation programs, at home care items.
American Medical Association
ANA Adapted Alternative – Provides ostomy underwear and bodywear.
ANA blog where ostomates share their story. http://www.alternativeana.com/blogueana/?locale=en
California Association of Health Facilities
Colon Cancer Alliance
Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation of America
Direct Link For The Disabled Hotline
Extensive database of 12,000 local organizations that provide various services for the disabled.
Friends of Ostomates – USA
A nonprofit organization that collects donations of medical equipment and healthcare supplies, including ostomy supplies, and provides them to the public at their warehouse locations in Colorado., or can ship them.
Mayo Clinic Health Oasis
Medicare Rights University
National Association for Homecare
National Family Caregivers Association
10605 Concord St., Suite 501
Kennsington, MD 20895
United Ostomy Associations of America
Kennebunk, ME 04043
Informational guides and The Phoenix magazine.
United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc. (UOAA) is a national nonprofit organization that that has a network of support groups throughout the United States. UOAA promotes quality of life for people with ostomies and continent diversions through information, support, advocacy and collaboration.
Wound Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society