Edmonton Ostomy Association

Support Services

The Edmonton Ostomy Association offers:

ASSISTANCE - in the rehabilitation of anyone with an ostomy by pre-operative and post-operative visiting at the request of the Physician or Enterostomal Therapist (ET).

EDUCATION - to promote better understanding by the general public and families of people with ostomies.

INFORMATION - newsletters for paid members are published several times a year giving helpful information for those with ostomies and for their families.

REGULAR MEETINGS - which offer people the opportunity to meet and exchange useful information and experiences with other persons having an ileostomy, colostomy or urinary diversion.  

The Edmonton Ostomy Association is a member of Ostomy Canada Society Inc.  


Edmonton Ostomy Association produces  newsletters for its paid members. As well, paid members receive  two color issues of the Ostomy Canada Magazine. (Summer & Winter editions.)


The $30.00 membership fee is split as follows: $10.00

goes to the local chapter (EOA) and $20.00 is sent to

the OCS.  Membership is per calendar year (Jan-Dec).

If you wish to become a member, please contact  the treasurer  Katherine Dziwenka at 780-922-0944