Nova Scotia Ostomy Groups

Ostomy Halifax Society

President Bill Power

Contact Irene Stagg

Telephone 902-473-0414




Meeting location Bethune Building, Victoria General Hospital

Meets First Sunday of the month. No meeting July and August.

Annual dues $28.00

Interest groups SASO

Newsletter 9 issues annually

As well as the Sunday support group noted above, Ostomy Halifax also has midweek support groups in Bedford/Sackville, Spryfield, Dartmouth and Halifax.
Pre-registration is required. Please phone Irene Stagg, 902-473-0414


Annapolis Valley East (Kentville) Support Group

Blanca Baquero, Co-coordinator,, (902) 300-2428 `
Heather Bonnell, Co-coordinator,, 709-763-0539

Third Sunday of every month at 2:00 pm. - Valley Regional Hospital, Room near Cafeteria in Basement



Cape Breton Chapter

President Stasia Digou, President 902-562-1367

Alternate Contact Verna Petrie Telephone: 902-862-8540

Meeting location South Bar Volunteer Fire Dept, South Bar

Meets 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm, Second Thursday of the month in March, April, May, June, September, October and November. Each October we host an ostomy awareness day. In 2014 it coincided with the National Stoma Stroll program. Members and guests can learn about the monthly location from our Newsletter, the radio or on TV

Annual dues $25

Newsletter comes out 4 times a year
A May 2000 "Bright Spot" Article by Joel Jacobson is available with thanks to
The Chronicle-Herald newspaper A History of the Cape Breton Chapter


Clare Ostomy Peer Support Group

Faciliator Christine Comeau 902-769-3252 or 902-778-0113

Alternate Contact Ann Durkee 902-740-2842


Meeting location Saulnierville Pharmacy

Meets Every second Tuesday of the month


Cumberland County Peer Support Group

Facilitator Erin Rushton, RN, ET

Telephone 902-762-2192, Cell: 902-664-4666, Office: 902-667-5400 x 6105 or 902-664-4660


Meeting location CRHCC in the conference room #3, Amherst

Meets 1st Tuesday of each month. Time: 6:00 – 7:45 pm


Liverpool Ostomy Peer Support Group

Facilitator Lori-Ellen E. Dagley Tel: 902-350-6474;

Meets Queens Manor Library, 20 Hollands Dr. Liverpool, N.S.
Will meet last Wednesday of every month starting April 2019; 6:30 – 7:30 pm


Pictou County Ostomy Chapter

Contact Linda Richard, President, 902-759-3468

Meeting location 1st Floor Boardroom of the Aberdeen Hospital, New Glasgow

Meets Third Sunday of the month at 2 pm May through September.

Annual dues $25


South Shore Ostomy Support Group

President Jane Berrigan 902-521-6117

Second Contact Susan Ernst (902) 543-4604 Ext 2488

Meeting Location South Shore Regional Hospital, Glen Allan Dr. Bridgewater

Meets 1:00 pm the 4th Sunday of January, March, May, June, September & November

Annual Dues $28

Newsletter 9 issues annually


South West NS Ostomy Chapter

President Susan Nickerson 902-762-0352

Treasurer/Membership Ann Durkee 902-740-2842 or 902-742-6996

Meeting location: Yarmouth Hospital, Pink Room, 60 Vancouver Street, Yarmouth

Meets 7:00 pm third Tuesday of the month.
No meetings are held in January, February, July and August.

Annual dues $28


Truro Ostomy Chapter

Contact Sandra Trites, Secretary, 902-899-2747

Meeting location Douglas St. Recreation Centre, 36 Douglas St. Truro

Meets First Sunday of the month at 2:00 pm except June, July & August

Annual dues $26

Newsletter 9 issues annually