The United Ostomy Associations of America is a national support organization for bowel and urinary diversion support groups in the U.S. that has been created to fill the void left by the dissolution of UOA. It is a 501 (C)(3) non-profit organization incorporated in New Jersey. The UOAA will serve to unify and strengthen ostomy support groups in America.
The UOAA is dedicated to the provision of information, advocacy and service to, and for, its affiliated support groups, their members and the intestinal/urinary diversion community at large. It is organized to grow and develope while remaining independent and financially viable.
UOAA Services: Advocacy – Non-profit status – Conferences – National Magazine – Toll free help-Referral line – Special interest groups – Ostomy community liaison