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New Jersey nursing home abuse assistance

Nursing home abuse involving New Jersey nursing homes should be reported.  Below are the names of state officials to whom you may report nursing home abuse or neglect.

State Long Term Care Ombudsman
William Isele
State LTC Ombudsman
Office of Ombudsman for Institutional Elderly
P.O. Box 807
Trenton, NJ 08625-0807
Work: (609)943-4026
Fax: (609)943-3479
Office on Aging
Patricia Polansky
Assistant Commissioner
NJ Division of Senior Affairs - II
Dept of Health & Senior Services
PO Box 807
Trenton, NJ 08625-0807
Work: (609)943-3345
Fax: (609)943-3343
Licensure and Certifications
Elinor Fritz
NJ State Dept of Health & Senior Services
120 South Stockton Street
P.O. Box 367
Trenton, NJ 08625-0367
Work: (609)633-8980
Fax: (609)633-9060
Medicaid Fraud Unit Control
John Krayniak
Director, MFCU
Medicaid Fraud Control Unit New Jersey
Division of Criminal Justice
25 Market Street
PO. Box 094
Trenton, NJ 08625-0094
Work: (609)896-8772
Fax: (609)896-8696
Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator
Barbara Goldman
NJ Nursing Home Admin Lic. Board
CN 367
Trenton, NJ 08675-0367
Work: (609)633-9051
Fax: (609)633-9087
Medicaid Agency
Deborah Bradley
Acting Director
NJ Dept. of Human Services
Div. of Med. Assistance & Hth Svcs.
P O Box 367
Trenton, NJ 08625-0712
Work: (609)588-2600
Fax: (609)588-3583
Quality Improvement Organization
Martin Margolies
Peer Review Organization of NJ, Inc.
557 Cranbury Road
Suite 21
East Brunswick, NJ 08816-4026
Work: (732)238-5570
Fax: (732)432-5647
Protection and Advocacy System
Sarah Wiggins-Mitchell
Executive Director
New Jersey P&A, Inc.
210 S. Broad Street
3rd Floor
Trenton, NJ 08608
Work: (609)292-9742
Fax: (609)777-0187
Adult Protective Service Agency
David Ricci
Program Manager
Office of Area Aging Admin/Senior Affairs
Dept. of Health & Senior Svc
P.O. Box 807
Trenton, NJ 08625-0807
Work: (609)943-3473
Fax: (609)943-3343
Local and Regional Ombudsmen
Susan Eiseman
Regional Volunteer Coordinator
Family Social Svc Federation/Region 2
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
376 Elm Avenue
Haworth, NJ 07641
Work: (201)385-7759
Fax: (201)568-0913
Area Served: Bergan, Passaic, Sussex, Warren, Hunterdon and Somerset Counties
Clara Krever
Volunteer Advocate Coordinator
Bergen Family Center
20 Van Brunt Street
Englewood, NJ 07631
Work: (201)568-4285
Fax: (201)568-1990
Sue Rosenkranz
Regional Volunteer Coordinator
Senior Services, Inc./Region I
Long Term Care Ombudsman Prog.
P.O. Box 139
Caldwell, NJ 07006
Work: (973)226-1041
Fax: (973)226-1041
Area Served: Essex, Hudson, Morris and Union Counties
Rachael Wise
Regional Volunteer Coordinator
NJ Department of Health & Sen. Services
P.O. Box 3531
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Work: (609)943-4018
Fax: (609)943-3479
Area Served: Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Salem counties