A Guide to Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Resources

The CCFA website is a great resource for patients with Crohn’s or colitis and their families. Here are some of the programs and resources that they offer.

IBD Help Center

The IBD Help Center allows you to talk to an information specialist by phone, email, or live chat.

I’ll Be Determined

The I’ll Be Determined website has a lot of resources and information from patients and experts. If you are newly diagnosed, this is a good place to start.

My Crohn’s and Colitis Team

My Crohn’s and Colitis Team is a social network for individuals living with IBD. (Add me to your team!)

Campus Connection

Campus Connection offers resources and an online community for college students with IBD.

Just Like Me IBD

Just Like Me IBD is a website specifically for teens with IBD.

Camp Oasis

Camp Oasis is a residential summer camp for kids with IBD.

Take Steps

Take Steps is CCFA’s largest event aimed at raising awareness and funds to find a cure. Visit the website to find a walk near you.

Team Challenge

Team Challenge allows you to improve your fitness while raising funds and awareness. Events include half marathons, cycling events, and triathlons.

Power of 2

The Power of 2 program is a peer-to-peer support program that allows you to talk by phone, email, or Skype with another patient with IBD.

Support Groups

CCFA has many support groups across the country. Find one near you or apply to start your own.

Online Support Group

If you can’t make an in-person support group, CCFA offers an online weekly chat series each month.

Webcasts

CCFA has webcasts on many topics, such as medications and treatment options, diet, and pain.

If you live in the Washington, DC area, join me at our first DC support group meeting on October 17!