Ombudsman Contacts by State

Alabama Ombudsman

Virginia Moore-Bell
AL Dept. of Senior Services
770 Washington Avenue , RSA Plaza Building, Suite 470 Montgomery, AL 36130
Phone: 3342425770
Fax: 3343538467
Website

Alaska Ombudsman

Robert Dreyer
Office of the State LTC Ombudsman
3745 Community Park Loop
Suite 200 Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 9073344480
Fax: 9073344486
Website

Arizona Ombudsman

Jan Cardoza
AZ Div. of Aging & Adult Services
1789 West Jefferson 2SW 950A
Phoenix, AZ 85007
Phone: 6025426454
Fax: 6025426575
Website

Arkansas Ombudsman

Kathie Gately
State LTC Ombudsman
P.O.B. 1437
Slot S-540 Little Rock, AR 72203
Phone: 5016828952
Fax: 5016826393
Website

California Ombudsman

Joseph Rodrigues
CA Department of Aging
1300 National Drive
Suite 200 Sacramento, CA 95834
Phone: 9164197510
Fax: 9169282503
Website

Colorado Ombudsman

Shelley Hitt

The Legal Center
455 Sherman Street
Suite 130 Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 8002881376
Fax: 3037220720
Website

Connecticut Ombudsman

Nancy Shaffer
Office of the State LTC Ombudsman
25 Sigourney Street
12th Floor Hartford, CT 6106
Phone: 8604245238
Fax: 8604244808
Website

Delaware Ombudsman

Victor Orija
Division of Services for Aging & Adults
1901 North Dupont Highway
Main Admin. Bldg. Annex New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: 3022559390
Fax: 3022554445
Website

Florida Ombudsman

Brian Lee
Department of Elder Affairs
4040 Esplanade Way
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone: 8888310404
Fax: 8504142377
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Georgia Ombudsman

Becky Kurtz
Office of the State LTCO
2 Peachtree Street, NW
9th Floor Atlanta, GA 30303
Phone: 8884545826
Fax: 4044638384
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Hawaii Ombudsman

John McDermott
Executive Office on Aging
250 South Hotel Street
Suite 406 Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 8085860100
Fax: 8085860185
Website

Idaho Ombudsman

Cathy Hart
Idaho Commission on Aging
P.O. Box 83720
3380 American Terrace, Suite 120 Boise, ID 83720
Phone: 2083343833
Fax: 2083343033
Website

Illinois Ombudsman

Sally Petrone
Illinois Department on Aging
421 East Capitol Avenue
Suite 100 Springfield, IL 62701
Phone: 2177853143
Fax: 2175249644
Website

Indiana Ombudsman

Arlene Franklin
Indiana Division Disabilities\Rehab Services
402 W. Washington St., Room W 454
PO Box 7083, MS21 Indianapolis, IN 46207
Phone: 8006224484
Fax: 3172327867
Website

Iowa Ombudsman

Jeanne Yordi
Iowa Department of Elder Affairs
510 E. 12th Street
Jessie M. Parker Bldg, Ste. 2 Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone: 5157253327
Fax: 5157253313
Website

Kansas Ombudsman

Gilbert Cruz
Office of the State LTC Ombudsman
900 SW Jackson Street
Suite 1041 Topeka, KS 66612
Phone: 8776628362
Fax: 7852963916
Website

Kentucky Ombudsman

Kimberly Baker
Kentucky LTC Ombudsman Program
275 East Main Street
3W-F Frankfort, KY 40621
Phone: 5025646930
Fax:
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Louisiana Ombudsman

Linda Sadden
Office of Elderly Affairs
412 N. 4th Street, 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 61 Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone: 8666320922
Fax: 2253427144
Website

Maine Ombudsman

Brenda Gallant
Maine LTC Ombudsman Program
1 Weston Court
P.O. Box 128 Augusta, ME 4332
Phone: 2076211079
Fax: 2076210509
Website

Maryland Ombudsman

Patricia Bayliss
Maryland Department of Aging
301 W. Preston Street
Room 1007 Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 4107671100
Fax: 4103337943
Website

Massachusetts Ombudsman

Mary McKenna
Massachusetts Exec Office of Elder Affairs
1 Ashburton Place
5th Floor Boston, MA 2108
Phone: 6177277750
Fax: 6177279368
Website

Michigan Ombudsman

Sarah Slocum
Michigan Office of Services to the Aging
300 E. Michigan Ave., 3rd Floor
P.O. Box 30676 Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: 5173350148
Fax: 5173734092
Website

Minnesota Ombudsman

Deb Holtz
Office of Ombudsman for Older Minnesotans
P.O. Box 64971
St. Paul, MN 55164
Phone: 6514312604
Fax: 6514317452
Website

Mississippi Ombudsman

Anniece McLemore
MS Dept. of Human Services, Div. of Aging
750 North State Street
Jackson, MS 39202
Phone: 6013594927
Fax: 6013599664
Website

Missouri Ombudsman

Carol Scott
Department of Health & Senior Services
P.O. Box 570
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone: 8003093282
Fax: 5737516499
Website

Montana Ombudsman

Kelly Moorse
MT Dept. of Health & Human Services
P.O. Box 4210
111 N. Sanders Helena, MT 59604
Phone: 4064447785
Fax: 4064447743
Website

Nebraska Ombudsman

Patty Pierson
State Unit on Aging
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone: 4024719345
Fax: 4024714619
Website

Nevada Ombudsman

Teresa Stricker
Nevada Division for Aging Services
1860 E. Sahara Avenue
Las Vegas, NV 89104
Phone: 7024863081
Fax: 7024863572
Website

New Hampshire Ombudsman

Don Rabun
New Hampshire Office of the LTC Ombudsman
129 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 3301
Phone: 6032714704
Fax: 6032715574
Website

New Jersey Ombudsman

James McCracken
Office of Ombudsman for the Institutionalized Elderly
240 West State Street 16th Fl. P.O. Box 852 Trenton, NJ 08625
Phone: 8775826995
Fax:
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New Mexico Ombudsman

Sondra Everhart
New Mexico Aging & LTC Services Dept.
2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone: 5054764790
Fax: 5054764836
Website

New York Ombudsman

Mark Miller
New York State Office for the Aging
2 Empire State Plaza
Agency Building #2 Albany, NY 12223
Phone: 5184747329
Fax: 5184747761
Website

North Carolina Ombudsman

Sharon Wilder
NC Division of Aging & Adult Services
2101 Mail Service Center
Room 307 Raleigh, NC 27699
Phone: 9197338395
Fax: 9197150364
Website

North Dakota Ombudsman

Joan Ehrhardt
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
1237 W. Divide Avenue
Suite 6 Bismarck, ND 58501
Phone: 8004518693
Fax: 7013288744
Website

Ohio Ombudsman

Beverley Laubert
Ohio Department of Aging
50 W Broad Street
9th Floor Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: 8002821206
Fax: 6146445201
Website

Oklahoma Ombudsman

Esther Houser
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
2401 N.W. 23rd Street
Suite 40 Oklahoma City, OK 73107
Phone: 4055216734
Fax: 4055226739
Website

Oregon Ombudsman

Mary Jaeger
Office of the LTC Ombudsman
3855 Wolverine NE
Suite 6 Salem, OR 97305
Phone: 5033786533
Fax: 5033730852
Website

Pennsylvania Ombudsman

Wilmarie Gonzalez
Pennsylvania Department of Aging
555 Walnut Street, 5th Floor
P.O. Box 1089 Harrisburg, PA 17101
Phone: 7177837096
Fax: 7177723382
Website

Rhode Island Ombudsman

State Ombudsman
Alliance for Better Long Term Care
422 Post Road
Suite 204 Warwick, RI 2888
Phone: 4017853340
Fax: 4017853391
Website

South Carolina Ombudsman

Dale Watson
Governor's Office on Aging
1301 Gervais Street
Suite 200 Columbia, SC 29201
Phone: 8037349898
Fax: 8037349986
Website

South Dakota Ombudsman

Jeff Askew
Department of Social Services
700 Governors Drive
Pierre, SD 57501
Phone: 6057733656
Fax: 6057736834
Website

Tennessee Ombudsman

Jerry Blasingame
TN Commission on Aging and Disability
500 Deaderick Street, Ste. 825
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 6157412056
Fax: 6157413309
Website

Texas Ombudsman

Patty Ducayet
Center for Consumer and External Affairs
P. O. Box 149030
Mail Code W250 Austin, TX 78714
Phone: 5124384356
Fax: 5124383233
Website

Utah Ombudsman

Daniel Musto
Department of Human Services
120 North 200 West
Room 325 Salt Lake City, UT 84103
Phone: 8015383924
Fax: 8015384395
Website

Vermont Ombudsman

Jacqueline Majoros
Vermont Legal Aid, Inc.
264 N. Winooski Avenue
P.O. Box 1367 Burlington, VT 5402
Phone: 8028635620
Fax: 8028637152
Website

Virginia Ombudsman

Joani Latimer
VA Association of Area Agencies on Aging
24 E. Cary Street
Suite 100 Richmond, VA 23219
Phone: 8045651600
Fax: 8046445640
Website

Washington Ombudsman

Louise Ryan
State LTC Ombudsman Program
P. O. Box 23699
Federal Way, WA 98093
Phone: 8004221384
Fax: 2538158173
Website

West Virginia Ombudsman

Suzanne Messenger
Aging and Disability Resource Center
9541 Middletown Mall
Fairmont, WV 26554
Phone: 3043631595
Fax: 3043631598
Website

Wisconsin Ombudsman

Heather Bruemmer
Wisconsin Board on Aging & Long Term Care
1402 Pankratz Street
Suite 111 Madison, WI 53704
Phone: 6082467014
Fax: 6082467001
Website

Wyoming Ombudsman

Deborah Alden
State LTC Ombudsman Program
865 Gilchrist, P.O. Box 94
Wheatland, WY 82201
Phone: 3073225553
Fax: 3073223283
Website