An estimated 500,000 people in the UK are living with a lifelong disease that many people have never heard of.
Because of the stigma and misunderstanding surrounding these diseases, thousands of people are suffering in silence.
But they're not alone.
We're here for them.
We're Crohn's & Colitis UK - and we're here for everyone affected by Crohn's and Colitis.
When your gut doesn't work properly, the effects can be devastating. They can affect every part of your body, and last your whole life. That's why we're here. Our campaigns break the silence – changing perspectives, policies and lives. Our work with healthcare professionals helps improves diagnosis, treatment and management of the diseases. Our brilliant team of staff and volunteers give people essential information when they need it – and bring them together to find strength and support in one another. And our vital research grants drive pioneering research to discover better ways of managing the diseases and, one day, a cure. We’re here to give people affected by Crohn's and Colitis hope, comfort and confidence. To make sure their voices are heard and help them live freer, fuller lives. For whatever they need, whenever they need it, we’re here. And we’re not going anywhere until we’ve beaten Crohn’s and Colitis for good.