Specialized Information for:

Nursing HomesAssisted Living/Board & Care Home and Community Based Services

Local Ombudsman Programs

More than 200 Local and State Ombudsman Programs have websites. These are included in the Center's state-by-state information for consumers. If your site is not listed there, contact Katie Kohler, Associate, Program and Outreach, to update our database.

National Association of Local Long Term Care Ombudsmen (NALLTCO) 
View the "Ombudsman Exchange" a NALLTCO publication that brings you news and views from local ombudsmen.

Georgia Council of Community Ombudsman
The Georgia Council of Community Ombudsmen's website contains good information; be sure to sign the guestbook and subscribe to their newsletter. If you have any suggestions please send your comments to their Web manager.

I CARE Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program
Get helpful information on the Illinois Ombudsman Program, including volunteer information and a monthly newsletter to volunteer advocates entitled "I CARE ideas." Comments or questions regarding the I CARE website may be directed to icare@icare.ws.

King County Long-Term Care Ombudsman (King County, WA)
A program of the Fremont Public Association (FPA), this site is bright and colorful with easy to read, large fonts and pictures of real people.

Northern Virginia Long-Term Care Ombudsman (Fairfax County, VA)
Find helpful links ranging from explanations of what an ombudsman does to how to choose a nursing home or assisted living facility. This site also includes a volunteer application.

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