The Office of the Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly investigates allegations of abuse and neglect of people, age 60 and older, living in nursing homes and other long-term healthcare facilities.

If you or someone you know may be abused or neglected, please contact the Elder Ombudsman Office.We investigate, resolve and/or refer complaints to the appropriate agency. By law, callers may remain anonymous and our case files are closed to the public.

To file a complaint:
Call 24-Hour Toll Free Hotline: 1-877-582-6995
Email: ombudsman@advocate.state.nj.us
Write: The Office of the Ombudsman
P.O. Box 852
Trenton, NJ 08625-0852
Fax: 609-943-3479


For more information call (609) 943-4023 or 1-877-582-6995.