Alabama/Northwest Florida Chapter

PO Box 59486

Birmingham, Alabama, 35259
Phone: (646) 387-2149


Welcome to the Alabama/NW Florida Chapter!

The Crohn's and Colitis Foundation is a non-profit, volunteer-driven organization dedicated to finding the cures for Crohn's Disease and ulcerative colitis. It was founded in 1967 by Irwin M. and Suzanne Rosenthal, William D. and Shelby Modell, and Henry D. Janowitz, M.D. The Alabama/NW Florida Chapter was founded in 1987 by J. Marshall Garrett M.D. and Conrad & Frances Cypress.

31,000 - Estimated Chapter IBD Population

Thank you to our Friends of the Foundation Sponsors!

Upcoming Events:

Presented by:  
  • Pediatric Patient Education Day (Birmingham, AL) - Wednesday, November 7, 2018
  • Patient Education Day (Mobile, AL) - Saturday, November 10, 2018

Chapter News:

Support Group Schedule:

  • Auburn Support Group Meeting- Meets on the third Monday of each month - 6:00 PM
  • Pensacola Support Group Meeting - Meets on the first Monday of each month - 6:30 PM; seeking additional facilitators
  • Birmingham Adult Support Group Meeting - Meets on the first Thursday of each month - 6:30 PM
  • Birmingham Pediatric Support Group Meeting - Time and location vary
Currently seeking facilitators for the following cities:
  • Destin, FL
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Mobile, AL
  • Montgomery, AL
  • Panama City, FL
  • Tuscaloosa, AL

If you are interested in leading a support group in these areas please contact

Special thanks to 2018 Camp Oasis Alabama Sponsor:


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