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Non-European IBD Associations and support groups


While hoping that the information with the sites and links shown below is found useful, we look forward to feedback regarding other sites and links that might be included with this list. At the same time, your feedback could be also helpful to report dead links or to remove those sites/ links considered of little importance.



The Australian Crohn's and Colitis Association (ACCA)

(Crohn's and Colitis Australia) This group covers the whole country.

P O Box 2160, Hawthorn, VIC 3122, Australia

Tel: +61 3 9815 1266      Fax: +61 3 9815 1299




Australian Crohn's and Colitis Association (Queensland) (ACCAQ)

This group covers Queensland and bordering regions as well as Papua New Guinea.

P O Box 497, Buddina, Queensland 4575, Australia

Tel: +61 7 5437 7662      Fax: +61 7 5437 7103





Associacao Brasileira de Colite Ulcerativa e Doenca de Crohn

Alameda Lorena, 1304,, Conjunto 802 - Sao Paulo, SP-CEP 01424-001

Tel/Fax: +55 11 3064 2992





Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of Canada (CCFC)

21 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 600, Toronto, Ontario, M4T IN5, Canada

Tel: +1-416-920-5035      Fax: +1-416-929-0364




IBD Support Australia

An Australian message board site for sharing ideas, advice, support, previously known as Crohns Disease & Ulcerative Support Group Australia.



The Israel Foundation for Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
POB 39957, Tel Aviv  61398
Hot Line:  +972 (3) 744-1391 Office:  +972 (3) 642-1999


New Zealand

Crohn's & Colitis New Zealand Charitable Trust

PO Box 22280, Khandallah, Wellington 6441, New Zealand




Paediatric Crohn's and Colitis Association

P.O. Box 18, Newton, MA 02168-0002, USA.

Tel: +1-617-290-0902



South Africa

Crohn's and Colitis Support Group

South African Crohn's & Colitis Association, P.O. Box 2638, Cape Town 800,

Tel: (021) 25-2350.



United States of America

Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA)

386 Park Avenue South, 17th Floor, New York, NY 10016-8804, USA

Tel: +1-800-932-2423 or +1-212-685-3440 Fax: +1-212-779-4098




Zimbabwe Association for Colitis & Crohn's Disease
2 Montclaire Close
Borrowdale, Harare
Tel: Harare 885556



Medical Journals


Australian Prescriber

The Australian Prescriber is an independent publication providing information about drugs and



Medical Journal of Australia

The Medical Journal of Australia website provides access to current & past issues of their publications.

USA New England Journal of Medicine

The New England Journal of Medicine website provides access to the their latest journals.


USA Journal of the American Medical Association

The Journal of the American Medical Association website provides access the their latest journals.



Medical Societies


Gastroenterological Nurses College of Australia Inc

The GENCA site is useful resource for information relating to the Specialist Gastroenterological Nurses.


Gastroenterological Society of Australia

The GESA website is a great resource for families and professionals, with great graphics and easy to read explanations of the bowel etc.


USA American Gastroenterology Association

The website for the American Gastroenterology Association is a useful site for sufferers, families and professionals, with great visuals to help understand the bowel.


Virtual Gastro Centre

The Virtual Gastro Centre has been developed by Professionials for patients, families, carers and medical professionals.  The website provides information on diseases, treatments, events and other useful resources.





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