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SUPPORT

You do not have to go through this journey alone. There are hundreds of ostomates & j-pouchers in Calgary, many of whom are a member of COS. Join our community today!

EDUCATION

A new ostomy can be a challenge, but we can help by offering education, advice and tips to make it stick! Learn from medical professionals, Ostomy Nurses and veteran ostomates.

VISITING SERVICES

Are you currently in the hospital? Did you recently have ostomy surgery?
We can help. Contact us today!

What We Offer

The Calgary Ostomy Society (COS) is an affiliated chapter of the Ostomy Canada Society and a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to all people with an ostomy or j-pouch, and their families, helping them to live life to the fullest through support, education, collaboration, and advocacy.

EVENTS & SUPPORT GROUPS

Calgary Ostomy holds a quarterly meetings, featuring guest speakers, new ostomy products, and more! We host peer support meetings such as the Ostomy & J-Pouch Support Group, Young Adults Program & Ostomy Youth Camp. Find an event…

OSTOMY VISITOR PROGRAM

Calgary Ostomy is dedicated to complete rehabilitation of people living with an ostomy, through mutual aid, moral support, and education. Speak to a certified Ostomy Visitors today! Learn more…

NEWSLETTER & MAGAZINE

Members receive a quarterly newsletter called Simply Ostomy, as well as a bi-annual Ostomy Canada Magazine. You will find articles about ostomy care & education, stories from local ostomates and more!

Become a member! It will only take a minute.

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LATEST NEWS

Danielle Ostomy Story

Danielle’s Story: Childhood UC To Lifesaving Ostomy

Danielle has lived with Ulcerative Colitis since the age of 12. Learn how she found a solution to an illness that robbed her from living life to the fullest. Here is a story of perseverance and finding peace with a stoma.

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Spring Ostomy News

Calgary Ostomy News Spring 2022

A spring update from our president on news and updates in Calgary.

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WP Winter Update

YOUR COMMUNITY
Needs You

It’s impossible to imagine Calgary Ostomy Society without the support of volunteers who help with adminstrative tasks, marketing, the Ostomy Visitor program, event coordination, fundraising and more. Join our brave and diverse network of volunteers, driven by values of support and hope!

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