Who we are:
The Waterbury Area Ostomy Support Group (WAOSG) is a self-governing health organization. Its purpose is to offer educational programs, information and psychological support to those who have had or are considering surgery resulting in a colostomy, ileostomy, urostomy, j-pouch or any other intestinal or urinary diversion.
Where we meet:
Harold Leever Regional Cancer Center
1075 Chase Parkway
Waterbury, CT 06708
When we meet:
First Monday of the month (excluding August and December)
6:30 pm – Meet and Greet
7:00 pm – Meeting
Bob Baker: 860-868-2311
Maria Olivera: 203-729-3479
Susan Wise: 203-597-8942
Sue Rosa: 203-510-3540
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.
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- The importance of a proper barrier fit for peristomal skin healthApril 27, 2022 - 3:14 pm
- Sixty Years with an OstomyMarch 10, 2022 - 2:01 pm
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.