Our Association is a support group for ostomates and their families. We work toward their rehabilitation through moral support, mutual aid, and education.
We hold our meetings at the Red Cross Building, 5297 Aero Drive in northern Santa Rosa (map). They start at 2 p.m., September through June, on the second Sunday of the month unless it falls on a holiday. We announce our speakers and agendas in our newsletter. We also furnish refreshments at our meetings.
We provide free visiting services (including phone visits) for both pre- and post-operative ostomates and their families throughout the year.
Our tax deductible annual membership dues of $15.00 include a subscription to our newsletter, OSTONOMA NEWS, monthly meetings with educational agendas, access to our free appliance inventory, a library of informative publications, and an information table with handouts and samples.
Please feel free to contact us for more information.
Sue Salinas: (707) 396-1765
United Ostomy Associations of America
P.O. Box 525
Kennebunk, ME 04043-0525
Call us toll-free at: 1-800-826-0826.
Our Information Line hours are Monday-Friday, 9am to 3pm (Wednesday until 2pm) EST. If you have an emergency, please dial 911 or contact your local medical professional.
UOAA does not provide Medical, Mental Health, Insurance or Legal Advice.
UOAA does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.
Would you like to share your personal patient story with us, write a blog of interest to the ostomy community, or share the trusted educational resources of UOAA on your social media channels and encourage ostomates in need to reach out to local UOAA Affiliated Support Groups? If so, consider becoming a UOAA Social Media Ambassador. For more information please contact UOAA’s Communications and Outreach Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org
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