You are not alone, let me introduce you to the Savannah, GA Ostomy Support Group. We service both Savannah and surrounding communities. We are here to help you and to answer any questions you may have. If you have had or will be having an intestinal or urinary diversion, both temporary or permanent in nature, myself and our members are here to support you. We offer support thru our bi-monthly meetings or if you prefer, via telephone, email or home/hospital visits.
When do we meet?
We hold bi-monthly meetings commencing in January, on the third Sunday of the month from 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Where do we meet?
Note: in-person meetings are suspended for the time being but we will answer questions and provide support via phone and email.
We meet at the Lewis Cancer & Research Pavilion located at 5353 Reynolds Street, Savannah, GA 31405 (see map)
We offer one-on-one visitation by a UOAA Certified Visitor. Visitation can be either pre or post surgery, at the hospital, your home or by telephone or email. Contact Howard Taylor at 912-225-4174 or HLTravelin@aol.com
For additional information:
Contact Howard Taylor – Group Coordinator at 912-225-4174 or HLTravelin@aol.com
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.
Please understand that UOAA is a private, nonprofit, advocacy and informational organization. We are not a medical facility and we do not have medical or legal professionals on staff. Therefore, UOAA does not provide Medical, Mental Health, Insurance or Legal Advice.
UOAA is the leading organization proactively advocating on behalf of the ostomy community. Recognizing that we are always stronger together, we encourage everyone to get involved by joining our Advocacy Network. We’ve also created several Advocacy Tools and Resources to help you successfully advocate on behalf of the ostomy community to ensure every ostomate receives quality care.
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.