The New Jersey Department of Health regulates a wide range of health care settings for quality of care, such as hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living residences, ambulatory care centers, home health care, medical day care and others (complete list).
Finally, we certify aides and administrators in settings such as nursing homes to ensure their training, experience and background meet state standards.
If you are interested in working in a health care facility, you might require a license or certification from the New Jersey Department of Health. Find out how to get certified.
If you are a consumer searching for a health care facility or information about a facility, please see the Consumer’s Guide.
Click for health care facility performance information.
Welcome to the New Jersey Department of Health
Cathleen D. Bennett
P.O. Box 360
Trenton, NJ 08625
New Jersey is home to over 2000 licensed hospitals, nursing homes, and medical care facilities. Search for a facility, or learn more about the Division of Certificate of Need and Licensing, Division of Health Facility Survey and Field Operations and Office of Health Care Financing.
New Jersey’s Three Part Approach to Health Information Technology: