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United Ostomy Associations of America (UOAA)
Support, education, resources and advocacy

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


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

Instagram blog of one of our members chronicling life with an ostomymy
Instagram: @myintestinalfortitude

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