Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society

The WOCN Society is a professional community dedicated to advancing the practice and delivery of expert real-time care to individuals with Wound, ostomy and Continence care needs. Their Peristomal Skin Assessment Guide for Consumers is a great place to start.

To locate a WOC Nurse, contact them at:

Friends of Ostomates Worldwide

FOW provides ostomy supplies and resources at no cost to Ostomates in need around the world.

For information or to donate, email:

United Ostomy Association of America

The UOAA promotes quality of life for people with Ostomies and other continence diversions through information, support advocacy and collaboration.

To locate a chapter near you, call:

The Phoenix Magazine

The Phoenix Magazine provides solutions to the many challenges of living with a Colostomy, Ileostomy, Urostomy or continence diversion.

For information and to subscribe, call: