Young Ostomates United Inc

Group typeVariety
Attendee type(s)Women, Men
Group stage(s)Newly diagnosed, Caring for someone with cancer, Experiencing cancer, Life after cancer, Advanced cancer, Bereaved
Cancer typeOstomate, Bowel & Colorectal
Age objJsonGroup(s)18-35, 35-50
Meeting timeAny/all times
Day of the weekAny/all days


Young Ostomates United meets 2-3 times a year as members' needs determine at a venue in St Kilda Road in Melbourne. The group remains in communication with each other through other channels in between meetings to provide support to each other. The group welcomes younger people, including children, with a stoma relating to bowel, colorectal and bladder cancer, among other conditions that may necessitate a stoma. The group is led by a health professional and provides education and peer discussion opportunities for members. Membership fees of $15 ($10 concession) apply; a gold coin donation is requested at social events. Call 13 11 20 for more information and to be put in contact with the group leaders.

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