Find Your Local Chapter

Find your Local Chapter

Located throughout Canada, face to face chapter meeting provide support, understanding and share information. Click the map to locate the Chapter nearest you.

Social Media

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Check out the various social media networks (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Google+, Pinterest) or our Ostomy Canada Society discussion board.

Visiting Program

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Through a local chapter, connect with a trained visitor with the common bond of having undergone ostomy surgery. The Ostomy Canada Society visitor is qualified to share non-medical information and share support.

Find an E.T.

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Our friends over at The Canadian Association for Enterostomal Therapy (CAET) have developed a new program on their website called "Find An ET Nurse". Click on the image above to go to their site.

20/40 Support Group

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A forum to meet other young adults (20 - 40 years old) living with an ostomy - to share ideas and support.

Parents of Children with an Ostomy

Connect with other parents of  children who have an ostomy.

SASO (Spouses and Significant Others)

spousesA support network and information for spouses, partners, family members, friends and caregivers of persons with an ostomy.

Chapter Outreach Support Services

Chapter Outreach Support Services acts as a liaison with chapters enabling two-way dialogue to strengthen the Association. COSS is available to offer help to any chapter in need of assistance. Five Co-ordinators maintain communication with chapter leaders so that problems can be averted or resolved. COSS personnel have received training to deal with common chapter concerns. They are skilled in offering practical recommendations or solutions to issues such as: fundraising; governance; community involvement; advocacy; liaison with related agencies; communication; publicity, etc.. If requested to do so, COSS personnel will conduct Visitor Training seminars following Ostomy Canada Society guidelines to certify suitable visitor candidates.

For more information, see the Visiting Program link here.

Bursary Program

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The deadline for the new Bursary Program is coming up! Download your application forms here...

For details, click on the image above.