The Philadelphia Ostomy Association
 An Associated Support Group of the United Ostomy Associations of America
and Abington Ostomy Support Group



                              REGIONAL CHAPTERS:

                                    Abington Satellite Group
                        Southern NJ Group
                                        Wilmington Delaware Chapter
                            United Ostomy Associations of America, Inc.

                                     RELATED LINKS

                             American Cancer Society - ACS


                             Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America

                             International Ostomy Association                               

                             Wound, Ostomy, and Continence Nurses Society  - WOCN

                 Continent Diversion Network                  


        - Dating for people with an ostomy

       UOAA Forum   



Dear friends,

This is a short list of some of the most popular and resourceful ostomy-related websites. All of them have unique features and content, but are united in their common goal of providing support and useful information to people with ostomies.

Online community for people with ostomies. If you want to get support, make friends, or even meet someone special - this is a great place. The site offers a Forum, General Chat Room, Private Messages, One-to-one Chat, Blogs, Photo Galleries, Events, Classifieds etc.



United Ostomy Associations of America is an association of Affiliated Support Groups. UOAA serves people with ostomies and other intestinal & urinary diversions through its support groups, by providing information, by coordinating Advocacy efforts and holding conferences, and with services provided via this website, such as our Discussion Board, which has a thriving user community, and a variety of tools to help our affiliates be as effective as possible. Individuals can join UOAA by joining one of its Affiliated Groups. UOAA is a member of the International Ostomy Association.



Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society (WOCN) is a professional, international nursing society of more than 4,600 healthcare professionals who are experts in the care of patients with wound, ostomy and incontinence. The WOCN supports its members by promoting educational, clinical and research opportunities to advance the practice and guide the delivery of expert health care to individuals with wounds, ostomies and incontinence.


                          NETWORK LINKS                              

                       The Teen Network   800-445-8224                      

                           Young Ostomate & Diversion Alliance of
                           America (YODAA) 800-705-0631

                           The 30 + Network  586-978-1557                      

                           GLO Gay Lesban Ostomate 773-286-4005                       

                           Continent Diversion Group  215 637-2409                     

                           Pull-Thru Network (Parents) 205--978-2930