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State Ombudsman Program

Mary McKenna , State LTC Ombudsman

Massachusetts Exec Office of Elder Affairs
State LTC Ombudsman

1 Ashburton Place , 5th Floor
Boston, ma  02108-1518
Work: (617) 222-7457
Fax: (617) 727-9368
Website: http://www.mass.gov/elders/service-orgs-advocates/ltc-ombudsman/

Local Ombudsman Programs

Marilynn Strauss , Program Director

South Shore Elder Services
LTC Ombudsman Program

1515 Washington St
Braintree, ma  02184
Work: (781)848-3910
Fax: 781-843-8279
Area Served: Braintree, Cohasset, Hingham, Holbrook, Hull, Milton, Norwell, Quincy, Randolph, Scituate, Weymouth areas

Patti Spirito , Director

Highland Valley Elder Services
LTC Ombudsman Program

320 Riverside Drive
Northampton, ma  01060
Work: (413)586-2000
Fax: 413-584-7076
Area Served: Montgomery, Northampton, Pelham, Plainfield, Russell, Southampton, Southwick, Tolland, Westfield areas

Chaz Rudich , Program Director

Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley, Inc
LTC Ombudsman Program

280 Merrimack Street, Suite 400
Lawrence, ma  01843
Work: 978-683-7747
Fax: 978-651-3254
Website: https://www.esmv.org/
Area Served: Amesbury, Billerica, Boxford, Chelmsford, Dracut, Dunstable, Georgetown, Groveland, Haverhill, Lawrence, Lowell, Merrimac, Methuen, Newbury, Newburyport, N Andover, Rowley, Salisbury, Tewksbury, Tyngsborough, W Newbury, Westford areas

Elba Pires , Program Director

Westmass Eldercare
LTC Ombudsman Program

4 Valley Mill Road
Holyoke, ma  01040
Work: (413)538-9020
Fax: 413-538-6258
Area Served: Belchertown, Chicopee, Granby, Holyoke, Ludlow, South Hadley, Ware areas

Margaret Pilkington , Program Director

Bristol Elder Services

1 Fr.Devalles Blvd. B-8 Str 101
Fall River, ma  02723
Work: 508-675-2101
Area Served: Attleboro Berkley Dighton Fall River Freetown Mansfield North Attleboro Norton Raynham Rehoboth Seekonk Somerset Swansea Taunton Westport

Jillian O'Brien , Ombudsman Program Director

Greater Lynn Senior Services
LTC Ombudsman Program

8 Silsbee Street
Lynn, ma  01901
Work: (781)477-9618
Fax: 781-477-9361
Area Served: Cambridge, Lynn, Lynnfield, Nahant, Saugus, Somerville, Swampscott

Susan Morrison , Program Director

Hessco/Sharon
LTC Ombudsman Program

One Merchant Street
Sharon, ma  02067
Work: (781)784-4944
Fax: 781-784-4922
Area Served: Canton, Dedham, Foxborough, Medfield, Millis, Norfolk, Norwood, Plainville, Sharon, Walpole, Westwood, Wrentham areas

Allan Mitchell , Program Director

Greater Springfield Senior Services
LTC Ombudsman Program

66 Industry Avenue , Suite 9
Springfield, ma  01104
Work: (413)781-8800 ext. 178
Website: http://www.gsssi.org
Area Served: Agawam, Brimfield, E. Longmeadow, Hampden, Holland, Monson, Palmer, Springfield, Wales, W. Springfield, Wilbraham areas

Krystyn Milone , Program Director

Minuteman Senior Services
LTC Ombudsman Program

26 Crosby Dr.
Bedford, ma  01730
Work: (781)272-7177
Fax: 781-229-6190
Area Served: Acton, Arlington, Bedford, Boxborough, Burlington, Carlisle, Concord, Harvard, Lexington, Lincoln, Littleton, Maynard, Stow, Wilmington areas

Marietta McCarthy , Program Director

ETHOS Southwest Boston Senior Services
LTC Ombudsman Program

555 Armory Street , ETHOS
Jamaica Plain, ma  02130
Work: (617)522-6700
Fax: 617-524-2899
Area Served: Boston area

Amanda Height , Program Director Berkshire County

Berkshire County
LTC Ombudsman Program

877 South St. Suite 4E
Pittsfield, ma  01201
Work: (413)499-0524, x726
Fax: 413-445-5395
Area Served: Adams, Alford, Becket, Cheshire, Clarksburg, Dalton, Egremont, Florida, Great Barrington, Hancock, Hinsdale, Lanesborough, Lee, Lenox, Monterey, Mt. Washington, New Ashford, New Marleborough, N Adams, Otis, Peru, Pittsfield

Michele Gaythwaite , Program Director

SeniorCare, Inc.
LTC Ombudsman Program

5 Blackburn Center
Gloucester, ma  01930
Work: 978-281-1750
Fax: 978-281-1753
Area Served: Beverly, Essex, Gloucester, Hamilton, Ipswich, Manchester, Rockport, Topsfield, Wenham areas

Sarah Franey , Program Director

Cape Cod & Islands Regional Program
LTC Ombudsman Program

68 Route #134
South Dennis, ma  02660
Work: (508)394-4630
Fax: 508-394-0608
Area Served: Barnstable, Bourne, Brewster, Chatham, Chilmark, Dennis, Eastham, Edgartown, Falmouth, Gay Head, Harwich, Mashpee, Nantucket, Oak Bluffs, Orleans, Provincetown, Sandwich, Tisbury, Truro, Wellfleet, W Tisbury, Yarmouth areas

Mee lee Chin , Program Director

North Shore Elder Services
LTC Ombudsman Program

152 Sylvan Street , Suite 925
Danvers, ma  01923
Work: (978)750-4540
Fax: 978-750-8053
Area Served: Chelsea, Danvers, Everett, Malden, Marblehead, Medford, Melrose, Middleton, North Reading, Peabody, Reading, Revere Salem, Stoneham, Wakefield, Winthrop

Donna Cabral , Program Director

Coastline Elderly Services, Inc.
LTC Ombudsman Program

1646 Purchase Street
New Bedford, ma  02740
Work: (508)999-6400
Fax: (508)999-6400
Area Served: Acushnet, Dartmouth, Fairhaven, Gosnold, Marion, Mattapoisett, New Bedford, South Dartmouth areas

Lila Burgess , Program Director

Old Colony Planning Council
LTC Ombudsman Program

70 School Street
Brockton, ma  02301
Work: (508)583-1833
Fax: 508-559-8768
Area Served: Abington, Avon, Bridgewater, Brockton, Carver, Duxbury, E. Bridgewater, E. Wareham, Easton, Halifax, Hanover, Hanson, Kingston, Lakeville, Marshfield, Middleborough, Pembroke, Plymouth, Rockland, Stoughton, Wareham, W. Bridgewater, Whitman counties

Mary Brooks , Ombudsman Program Director

Baypath Elder Services
LTC Ombudsman Program

33 Boston Post Road
Marlborough, ma  01752
Work: (508)573-7200
Fax: 508-573-7222
Area Served: Ashland, Dover, Framingham, Holliston, Hopkinton, Hudson, Marlborough, Natick, Northborough, Sherborn, Southborough, Sudbury, Wayland, Westborough areas

Trevor Boeding , Program Director

LifePath
LTC Ombudsman Program

101 Munson Street , Suite 201
Greenfield, ma  01301
Work: (413)773-5555
Website: http://lifepathma.org/services/services-for-elders/long-term-care-ombudsman-program
Area Served: Serving all towns in Franklin County, as well as the North Quabbin region towns of Athol, Petersham, Phillipston and Royalston.

Geralyn Bailey , Program Director

Central Massachusetts Agency on Aging
LTC Ombudsman Program

360 West Boylston St.
West Boylston, ma  01583
Work: (508) 852-5539
Area Served: Ashburnham, Ashby, Auburn, Ayer, Baldwinville, Barre, Bellingham, Berlin, Blackstone, Bolton, Boylston, Brookfield, Charlton, Clinton, Douglas, Dudley, East Brookfield, Fitchburg, Franklin, Gardner, Grafton, Groton, Hardwick, Holden, Hopedale, Hubbardston

Julie Arias , Program Director

Springwell, Inc

307 Waverley Oaks Rd Suite 205
Waltham, ma  02452
Work: 617-926-4100
Fax: 617-572-5744
Area Served: Belmont, Brookline, Needham,Newton, Waltham, Watertown Wellesly and Weston

Citizen Advocacy Groups

MA Advocates for Nursing Home Reform

Arlene Germain , President

P.O. Box 560224
Medford, ma  02156
Work: (800)988-4450
Website: http://www.manhr.org
Area Served: info@MANHR.org

Other

Office on Aging

Elizabeth Chen , Secretary
MA Executive Office of Elder Affairs

One Ashburton Place, 5th Floor
Boston, ma  02108
Work: (617)727-7750
Fax: (617) 727-9368

Protection and Advocacy System

Marlene Sallo , Executive Director
Disability Law Center, Inc.

11 Beacon Street , Suite 925
Boston, ma  02108
Work: (617)723-8455
Fax: (617)723-9125
Website: http://www.dlc-ma.org/

Quality Improvement Organization

Livanta, LLC Massachusetts


, ma  
Work: (866) 815-5440

State Attorneys General

Maura Healey , Attorney General

1 Ashburton Place
Boston, ma  02108-1518
Work: (617) 727-2200
Website: http://www.mass.gov/ago/

Medicaid Policy and Programs

Robin Callanhan , Deputy Director
MA Dept. of Health and Human Services

1 Ashburn Place , 11th Floor, Room 1109
Boston, ma  02108
Work: (617) 573-1770

Adult Protective Services Agency

Bree Cunningham , Director
Executive Office of Elder Affairs Protective Services

1 Ashburton Place , 5th Floor
Boston, ma  02108
Work: (617) 727-7750

Board of Examiners for Nursing Home Administrator

Rula F. Harb , Executive Director of Regulation in Nursing
Board of Registration for NHA

239 Causeway Street , Suite 500, 5th Floor
Boston, ma  02114
Work: (617)727-9925
Fax: (617) 973-0980

Licensure and Certifications

Monica Bharel, MD , Commissioner
Massachusetts Department of Public Health Division Health Care Quality

99 Chauncy Street, 11th Floor
Boston, ma  02111
Work: (617) 753-7300
Fax: (617) 753-7320

Medicaid Agency

Daniel Tsai , Assistant Secretary
MA Dept. of Health and Human Services

1 Ashburn Place, 11th Floor Room 1109
Boston, ma  02108
Work: (617) 573-1770

Medicaid Fraud Unit Control

George Zachos , Director
Office of the Attorney General

One Ashburton Place
Boston, ma  02108
Work: (617) 963-2033
Fax: (617)722-2008

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