File a Complaint

What does your complaint concern?

 


Complaints about public health risks at a business or facility in New Jersey

If your complaint concerns a restaurant, grocery store, or other retail food business, please contact your county or municipal health department.

For other types of businesses and facilities, please call the NJ Department of Health Food & Drug Safety Program at 609-826-4935 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

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A New Jersey health care facility

If you are willing to provide your name and contact information, you may file a complaint online with the Department of Health.

Otherwise, you may make an anonymous complaint at the Department of Health complaint hotline by calling 800-792-9770, 24 hours a day.

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A physician practicing in New Jersey

Complaints about New Jersey physicians are processed by the Board of Medical Examiners, a subsidiary of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.

Submit a complaint online or download a complaint form. Completed paper complaint forms must be mailed to:

Division of Consumer Affairs
State Board of Medical Examiners
P.O. Box 183
Trenton, NJ 08625

Additionally, the Board of Medical Examiners may be reached by phone at (609) 826-7100.

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A nurse practicing in New Jersey

Complaints about nursing staff in New Jersey are processed by the New Jersey Board of Nursing, a subsidiary of the New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs.

The New Jersey Board of Nursing only accepts complaints submitted by phone and by mail. Download a complaint form and mail it to:

New Jersey Board of Nursing
PO Box 45010
Newark, NJ 07101

Complainants may reach the Board of Nursing by phone at 973-504-6430.

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A health or safety hazard at a workplace

First, determine whether your complaint concerns a health hazard or a safety hazard. A safety hazard typically involves risk of accidental injury. A health hazard can cause changes to the body, such as allergic reactions or shortness of breath. If unsure, call 609-984-1863.

For health hazards:

Print, complete, and sign a complaint form. Mail the completed form to:

New Jersey Department of Health
PEOSH
PO BOX 360
Trenton NJ 08625

You may also fax the form to 609-984-2779.

For safety hazards:

Print, complete, and sign a complaint form. Mail the completed form to:

New Jersey Department of Labor & Workforce Development
Office of Public Employees Safety
PO BOX 386
Trenton NJ 08625

You may also fax the form to 609-292-3749.

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Last Reviewed: 7/7/2016