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 advice and tips to make it stick!

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 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

COS holds a quarterly meeting in March, June, September and December, featuring guest speakers, new ostomy products, and more! We host support group meetings for ostomies, j-pouch & young adults.

OSTOMY YOUTH CAMP

COS is a proud supporter of Ostomy Youth Camp, an annual event in Bragg Creek for children with bowel & bladder diversion surgeries.

NEWSLETTER & MAGAZINE

Members receive a quarterly newsletter called Simply Ostomy, as well as a bi-annual Ostomy Canada Magazine.

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LATEST NEWS

WP Winter Update

Calgary “Step Up For Ostomy” Awareness Fundraiser A Great Success!

We Reached Our Goal for the Calgary Step Up For Ostomy Event! All Thanks To You… Calgary’s Step Up For Ostomy event was fantastic. 40 or more people were in[…]

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Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Calgary Ostomy Society hosts Step Up For Ostomy fundraiser. Calgary, AB, September 14, 2021: The Calgary Ostomy Society, a local non-profit organization, is proud to announce its[…]

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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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