Support Group

Select a link below to find an ostomy support group in your area.

If you cant find a support group in your area but would like to start one, see our Establishing an Ostomy Peer Support Group page.

OSTOMY INFORMATION GROUP
Meet: 1st Wed. 10.00am – 11.30am monthly
Jacaranda Lodge, Sydney Adventist Hospital,
185 Fox Valley Road, Wahroonga. NSW
Contact: Nerolie. Phone: 02 9487 9061

COFFS OSTOMY GROUP
Meets: 2nd Thursday of every second month 2-3.30pm
Sawtell RSL
38-40 First Ave, Sawtell NSW 2452
Contact: Mandy Hawkins, Phone: 02 6656 7804

BROKEN HILL OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meet: Every 3rd month or as required
Venue: Broken Hill Hospital Conference Room
Contact: Tarndra 08 8080 1333

ST.GEORGE/SOUTH EAST SYDNEY OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meet: 11.00am 1st Wed. each month from February through to December
Community Centre, Premier Street, Kogarah.
Contacts: June 02 9311 0201 or Allan 02 9556 3268

GRAFTON OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meet: 1st Thur. of each month
Venue: Aruma Site, Queen Street, Grafton NSW
Contact: Anne, Phone: 02 6640 2298

FAR NORTH COAST OSTOMY GROUP
Now meet at Lismore Workers Club
225-231 Keen St Lismore. 11.30am-2.00pm
!st Saturday March, July, December
Contact: Marie: 02 6686 7248

HASTINGS MACLAY OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each second month commencing Feb from 10am to 12 pm at the Old Hospital, Morton Street, Port Macquarie
Inquiries: Neil 0427 856 630 or Glennie 02 65837060.

MANNING/GREAT LAKES OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meet: 10.30 am – 1st Wed. each 3rd month:
Feb – May – August – November.
Venue: Aquatic Club, Macquarie St, Taree NSW
Contact: Judy Kelly. Phone: 02 6592 9469

NEWCASTLE DISTRICT OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meet Quarterly at 1.30pm – Last Saturday Feb-April-June-August-November
Hamilton Wesley Fellowship Hall
150 Beaumont Street, Hamilton.
Inquiries: Dell Telephone: 02 4951 5681

ILLAWARRA OSTOMY INFORMATION GROUP
Meet on Wed. between 10.00am – 12 noon
Feb 21st – April 4th – June 6th – Aug 8th Oct 17th – Dec 5th.
Figtree Private Hospital, Suttor Place, Figtree.
Further Information: Helen Richards STN.

EUROBODALLA REGION OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meets 1st Sunday every 2nd month
Laughter Room, Moruya Hospital
Phone: Betty 02 4476 276

SHOALHAVEN AREA OSTOMATE SUPPORT GROUP
2010 Meetings: 2 pm on Friday- 26 Feb, 28 May, 27 Aug, 26 Nov.
Venue: Nowra Community Health Centre
5-7 Lawrence Avenue, Nowra NSW
Contact: Margaret or Tracey Ph 02 4424 6300

FAR SOUTH COAST OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP BEGA & SURROUNDING AREAS
Meet 2nd Sun. of every 2nd month at 11.00am Feb – April – June – August – October – Dec.
Each Meeting is held a Different Venue, Ostomates advised 10 days prior
Inquiries: Eileen 02 6492 2530 or Geraldine 02 6492 2366

ALBURY WODONGA STOMA SUPPORT GROUP
Supports ostomates in Albury-Wodonga and surrounds
Meets: 10am second Tuesday, monthly, February to December
Venue: Boardroom, Hilltop Albury-Wodonga Patient and Carer Accommodation Centre, 600 Keene Street, Albury NSW 2640
Contacts: Alex Watson 0428 578 385; Liz Landy 0418 854 574
Information: facebook@alburywodongastomasupportgroup

ORANGE & DISTRICT OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meet: Mar 13th – June 12th – Sept 11th – Dec 11th From 12 noon.
Venue: 15 Olver Street, Orange. NSW
Contacts: Louise 02 6330 5676 or Joanne 02 6362 6184

WAGGA & DISTRICT OSTOMATES SUPPORT GROUP
Meets 1st Mon. of each month 1.00pm – 3.00pm and 7.00pm – 9.00pm
Horizon Club, Yathong Street, Wagga Wagga
Enquiries: Angie 02 6931 1649 or David. A/H 02 6971 3346

BRISBANE OSTOMATE SUPPORT VISITOR SERVICE
Operating in the Greater Brisbane Area by Qld Colostomy Assn and Qld Stoma Assn
Telephone: 07 3359 6500
Website: qldstoma.asn.au/bosvs.htm
Operating hours: 7 days, 8am to 8pm

GOLD COAST SUPPORTING OSTOMATES NEEDS GROUP (SONG)
Meets every three months
Telephone support available from 8am to 8 pm daily
Contact: 0429 126 163 Email: gcsong@live.com.au
Facebook: www.facebook.com/goldcoastostomysupport

QUEENSLAND STOMA ASSOCIATION MEMBERS SUPPORT GROUP
Meets from 9am to 11am on the last Saturday of each month (except December) at the rooms of Queensland Stoma Association Inc – Unit 1/10 Valente Close CHERMSIDE QLD 4032
For more information, please contact QLD Stoma Association 07 3359 7570.

REDCLIFFE STOMA SUPPORT GROUP
Meets 1st Tuesday each month at 10.00am
Shillam Room, Redcliffe Cultural Centre , Off Car Park – Irene Street, Redcliffe
Enquiries: Dorothy Douglas 07 5495 1335

SUNSHINE COAST OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meets at Headland Bowls Club, Syd Lingard Drive, Buderim
3rd Monday binmonthly on even months at 10am
Enquiries: Laurie Grimwade (07) 5445 9088, Email: sid.and.laurie@gmail.com, or  Evon Fuller  (07) 5477 7158 Email: eful@bigpond.com, or Winifred Preston (07) 5476 6313, Email: presto1849@hotmail.com

SOUTH BURNETT OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meet 2nd Tue. each month at 10am
Venue: Nanango Community Health Centre, Brisbane Street, Nanango. QLD
Contact: Anne Davoren Phone: 07 4171 6750

MACKAY OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meets at Gordon White Library, North Mackay
At 2pm on the fourth Friday of every odd month May, July, September and November
Contact: Graham Stabler 0428 776 258 or email grahamstabler@bigpond.com

ROCKHAMPTON OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meet: 1.30pm 3rd Sat, Feb – May – Aug – Nov.
Venue: Community Health Centre, Bolsover St. Rockhampton
Contact: Frank & Marge Noy Phone: 07 4928 5248

BEENLEIGH OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meets Last Monday of Month, Feb to Nov.
Beenleigh Community Health Centre, 10 -18 Mt. Warren Bvd. Mount Warren Park Q.
and at Logan Central Community Health Centre Corner Wembly & Ewing Rds
Meets second Monday of each Month 10am-12noon both venues.
Contact Ross Adamson or Pat Miers 07 3827 9811. Or Clarrie Bond 07 3287 2041

NORTHERN OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meet: For Lunch at mid-day First Tuesday of March, June, September, December.
Launceston City South Football Club, Launceston. Tasmania
Contact: Anthony Widdowson (03) 6344 9579 email acwiddowson@bigpond.com

BAIRNSDALE & DISTRICT OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meet: 2nd Tuesday of March, June, Sept, Dec.
Venue: St Mary’s Parish Centre, Cnr Nicholson & Pyke Sts, Bairnsdale, Victoria.
Contact: Janine 03 5156 0933 or Derelle 0411 502 749
Email: neenyr@bigpond.com

ALBURY WODONGA STOMA SUPPORT GROUP
Supports ostomates in Albury-Wodonga and surrounds
Meets: 10am second Tuesday, monthly, February to December
Venue: Boardroom, Hilltop Albury-Wodonga Patient and Carer Accommodation Centre, 600 Keene Street, Albury NSW 2640
Contacts: Alex Watson 0428 578 385; Liz Landy 0418 854 574
Information: facebook@alburywodongastomasupportgroup

BENALLA / WANGARATTA OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meets 2pm on 3rd Monday of every second month
February, June, October: meets at Benalla Community Care Centre, 45 Coster St, Benalla
April, August, December: meets at the Wangaratta Masonic Centre, 101 Appin Street, Wangaratta
Contact Rex Nankervis, Phone (03)5762 2080

OSTWEST SUPPORT GROUP
Meet: 3rd Mon. of each month. 7.00 – 9.00pm
Venue: Melton Health, 195-209 Barries Road, Melton VIC 3337
Contacts: Tricia Young 97435868 or 0416128069, Jenny Brown (03) 9746 9121 Cheryl Prendergast (03) 9747 7803

NORTHERN HOSPITAL OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Venue: Masonic Centre, Cnr Bell and Arthur Streets, Preston.
Information: Phone: Peter. (03) 9460 1125

WARRNAMBOOL AND DISRICT OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meetings held at 10.30am on the 2nd Friday of Feb, April, June, August, Oct and Dec.
Venue – The Seminar Room, SWHC Community Centre, Koroit Street, Warrnambool
For more information, contact Heather 03 5561 1159, Terry 03 5562 5093 or Warrnambool Ostomy rooms (Fridays) 5563 1446

YOUNG OSTOMATES UNITED INC (Y.O.U)
Support Group for Ostomates aged from birth to 45
Nurses Memorial Centre
Slater Street (off St Kilda Road), Melbourne

DARWIN
Meets from 5-6pm 1st Tuesday of every month
Cancer Council NT
2/25 Vanderlin Drive
Wanguri NT 0810
For more information ph 08 8944 1800

ALBANY OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meets at Albany District Hospital Conference Room at 9.30 am to 11 am 3rd Friday every three months
Phone: Terry 08 9847 4701

BUNBURY OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meets as required
Private Dwellings
Contact: Ron Middleton 08 9795 7695

GERALDTON SUPPORT GROUP
Meets 2.30pm last Saturday every second month
Venue: Bluff Point CWA Rooms
Contact Dawn Hall 08 9921 8533

MANDURAH/ROCKINGHAM OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUP
Meet 3rd Fri. of each second month from Jan.
Meetings are held at different locations each time normally over a barbecue lunch. Visitors welcome.
Contact: Keith 08 9592 1645 or Ian 08 9528 1098

WA OSTOMY SUPPORT GROUPS (held at the rooms of WA Ostomy, 19 Guildford Road, Mt Lawley)
New Members Meet & Greet: Meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 12pm to 1pm
General Support Group : Meets on the 2nd Saturday of each month from 1pm to 3pm
For more information, see our Facebook page WA Ostomy Association or contact WA Ostomy Association on 08 9272 1833