Provides information and assistance to crime victims and provides county specific referrals throughout the State of Minnesota.
Minnesota Office of Justice Programs
Long Term Care Ombudsman
Investigates complaints about nursing homes, other long term care residential services, home care services and hospitals relating to health, safety, welfare, rights and government benefits.
Ombudsman for State Managed Health Care Programs
Assists persons enrolled in a health plan for their Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare health benefits
State Managed Health Care Programs
Office of the Ombudsperson for Families
Ensures that children and their families, covered by child protection services, are guaranteed fair treatment by all agencies that provide child welfare services
Taxpayer Rights Advocate
Represents the interests and promotes the rights of taxpayers who have grievances with the Department of Revenue. Minnesota Taxpayer Rights Advocate http://www.revenue.state.mn.us/taxpayer_rights/Pages/Taxpayer_Rights.aspx
Small Business Environmental Ombudsman
Helps small businesses understand environmental regulations. Investigates and assists in the resolution of complaints and disputes and provides confidential help on individual source problems and grievances.
Minnesota Department of Transportation Ombudsman
The Mn/DOT Ombudsman deals with complaints about transportation issues that people have been unable to resolve through other channels.
Iowa's Office of Citizens' Aide Ombudsman
"The Office of Citizens' Aide/Ombudsman serves as an independent and impartial agency to which citizens can air their grievances about government"
Office of the Ombudsman for the Province of British Columbia
The Ombudsman receives inquiries and complaints about the practices and services provided by public bodies, and may investigate to determine if the public body is being fair to the people it serves.
United States Ombudsman Association
The United States Ombudsman Association serves governmental ombudsman offices across the United States and member offices in Canada and other parts of the world.