Ostomy Resources


Ostomy Frequently Asked Questions - CLICK HERE

Local Support Groups

UOA - Vancouver Chapter

UOA - Victoria Chapter

Phone: 250-812-2848
President Email: amandalynnjoseph@gmail.com
Meeting location: Royal Jubilee Hospital
Meets: 1:30 pm second Sunday of the month (every second month).

UOA - Okanagan Chapter

Phone: 250-868-3034
Fax: 250-868-2926
Email: paul@coopermedical.ca

Meeting location: Cooper Medical
Meets: 7:30 pm first Tuesday of the month
Meeting location: Vernon Health unit (staff room)
Meets: 7:30 pm first Monday of the month

Kamloops Ostomy Support Group

Contact: Edie
Fax: 250-819-0945
Email: nms2@nightingalemedical.ca
Meeting location: 773 Victoria St, Medichair Boardroom - Back Door Entrance
Meets: 7:00 pm first Thursday of the month

Inside Wellness - Life Coaching

Whitney Hussain - Registered Dietician

Whitney, RD

Associations, Societies and Agencies

 Ostomy Society Canada
(United Ostomy Association)

Crohn's and Colitis Canada

The Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy

The Disability Tax Credit can help people living with an ostomy to reduce the income tax that they, their partner or dependant may have to pay. If you have a permanent ostomy, or temporary ostomy for at least 12 months, you can apply for the Disability Tax Credit.  See the CAET's brochure posted here


Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada

IDEAS - Intestinal Disease Education and Awareness Society

Canadian Cancer Society

BC Cancer Agency

Canadian Urological Association
Patient Information

The Prostate Centre

Spinal Cord Injury BC


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