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New Jersey Long-Term Care Ombudsman

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Welcome to the New Jersey Long-Term Care Ombudsman Website

To File a Complaint

Tel.: 1-877-582-6995
Fax: 1-609-943-3479
Online Complaint Form
NJ Long-Term Care Ombudsman
P.O. Box 852
Trenton, NJ 08625-085

In the Spotlight

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Stop Elder Abuse

LTCO advocates for the rights of residents of long-term care facilities and investigates allegations of abuse, neglect and exploitation. LTCO is the voice of the state’s most vulnerable institutionalized elderly citizens.

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Local Volunteer Opportunities

You can help to improve the lives of elderly residents of long-term care facilities in your neighborhood. Volunteers receive 32 hours of free training.  Classes are forming now.

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Regional Ethics Committees

LTCO Regional Ethics Committees provide much-needed education, conflict resolution, and ethical guidance to facilities and families when difficult decisions need to be made.

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Volunteer Advocate Laura Redman

Spreading joy through music and greeting cards

Advocate Laura Redman volunteers at Avista Care nursing home in Cherry Hill, which experienced numerous resident deaths during the pandemic. She constantly looks out for ways to alleviate their COVID lockdown loneliness, whether through a crossword puzzle, a Smithsonian magazine, a book about classical music, or a Sony Walkman and Motown CDs.

Connect with the New Jersey Long-Term Care Ombudsman

I Choose Home NJ

If you or someone you know:

  • Is living in a nursing home or developmental center
  • Has or will be there for 90 days or more
  • Is eligible for Medicaid
  • Wants to move back into the community

The I Choose Home NJ Program may be able to help you move back into the community with low- or no-cost in-home services.


To see more webinars, please refer to our webinar library.

Elder Abuse, Neglect & Financial Exploitation Webinar 4/20/21

LTCO and DOH Webinar in April 2021 Visitation FAQ


To see more videos, please refer to our video library.

Last Updated: Wednesday, 07/07/21