Membership ~ $25 annually

Membership benefits include:

  • Monthly support & informational meeting

  • The Austi-Mate Bi-monthly Newsletter

  • Social events

 

Hospital Visiting Program

Our visitor program is a very important function of the OAA. Individuals who have had stoma surgery are specially trained to visit new ostomates in the hospital, at home, or by phone to answer questions about ostomy-related issues.

 

Visitors must be requested by a physician, an Enterostomal Therapy nurse, the  patient or patient's family.

 

 

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Bonnie, Kellie, Karen, Amy, Carol M-H, Mary, Carol L.

Problem-Solving Clinic

Our Problem-Solving Clinic is available for Ostomates the first Thursday of the month (same day as meeting), 1 pm to 5 pm at the Gethsemane Lutheran Church. This is a free clinic; donations to the Ostomy Association of Austin are accepted.

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Call  512-785-7448 and leave a message with

following information: Ostomy type, approximate age of your ostomy, problem you're experiencing, and current supplies.

 

Be sure to leave a name & phone number, with area code. Our WOC Nurse will contact you and schedule an appointment.

*Must have an appointment to be seen.

 

Donations

Through our affiliation with the United Ostomy Associations of America, we are a registered 501(c)(3) organization. Your donations are tax deductible. If you would like to donate, make check payable to:

 

Ostomy Association of Austin

 P.O. Box 143383

 Austin, Texas 78714

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About Us

The Ostomy Association of Austin is a voluntary Non-Profit Health Support Group serving Ostomates, their families, and friends since 1973.