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Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)
National. Founded 1967. Support groups and educational programs for people with Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, as well as their family and friends. Membership benefits include: newsletter, a national magazine and 'I Can't Wait' restroom access card. Membership starts at $30/yr. Write: Crohn's and Colitis Foundation 386 Park Ave. S., l7th Floor New York, NY 10016 Voice: 1-888-694-8872 Website: http://www.ccfa.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 9/12/2013
Irritable Bowel Syndrome Self Help and Support Group
International. Groups in USA and Canada. Founded in 1987. Mutual support for persons with irritable bowel syndrome and digestive health disorders, their families and health care professionals. Literature, advocacy and assistance in starting similar groups. Write: IBS Self-Help and Support Group 24 Dixwell Ave., #118 New Haven, CT 06511 Website: http://www.ibsgroup.org E-mail: email@example.com Verified: 8/13/2013
Reach Out for Youth with Ileitis and Colitis, Inc.
Model. 2 local groups. Founded 1979. Provides support and education to patients and their families. Networking, literature, advocacy, information and referrals, phone support, conferences, regular group meetings and pen pals. Promotes research and sponsors fund-raising activities. Write: Ileitis and Colitis, Inc. P.O. Box 857 Bellmore, NY 11710 Voice: 631-293-3102 Fax: 631-293-3103 Website: http://www.reachoutforyouth.org E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Verified: 2/14/2013
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