Membership Information

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Mission Statement

The Hamilton & District Ostomy Association provides information services to ostomates – persons who have had a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy operation – who therefore must wear an “appliance” (or pouch), and to persons who have had alternate ostomy surgery.

The agency’s mission is to be of service and assistance to all ostomates, families and caregivers in the region by visiting them in hospital or home, holding monthly meetings, publishing a monthly newsletter and operating an Ostomy Information Center.

Who is membership open to?

  • All Ostomates
  • Family members
  • Medical and health care professionals
  • Ostomy equipment suppliers
  • Other interested persons.

What do the dues in include?

  • One year’s membership
  • Ten newsletters
  • Membership in the Ostomy Canada Society
  • Two issues of Ostomy Canada Magazine

Membership Dues are $30.00 per year.