Contact person – Kathy Tannehill, LCSW,LCADC, 908-872-2019
Meetings are held from 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm on the third Tuesday of every month (please call to confirm if weather inclement).
Group is open to those with ileostomy, colostomy, urinary diversion and spouses, friends, etc.
There are no dues; we accept supply donations and have a holiday party every December.
Meetings are held at Jersey Shore University Medical Center, 1945 RT 33 (see map) in the medical staff boardroom, located right behind the Security desk. Use the Brennan/Rt. 33 entrance, where there is free valet parking and easy access to restrooms.
We offer support, tips, encouragement and share experiences both positive and negative. We have speakers, including wound care nurses, product representatives, nutritionists, and are open to trying to get a speaker of particular interest to the group.
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.
Join our national advocacy network and take action on issues that affect the quality of life of all people living with an ostomy or continent diversion in the United States. Help UOAA make an impact on decision-makers and together we can drive change.
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