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Other Ombudsman Offices

  • Crime Victims | Minnesota Office of Justice Programs
    Provides information and assistance to crime victims and provides county specific referrals throughout the State of Minnesota.  

  • Ombudsman for Long-Term Care 
    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 Public Managed Health Care Programs
    Assists persons enrolled in a health plan for their Medical Assistance and MinnesotaCare health benefits Public 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.

  • Ombuds for Corrections
    The Office of the Ombuds for Corrections is separate and independent from the Department of Corrections and has the authority to take and investigate complaints about Minnesota correctional agency actions or policies, including Department of Corrections facilities and any regional
    or local correctional facility licensed by the DOC. For more information about what may be investigated and how to file a complaint, please visit the Ombuds for Corrections website.

  • Taxpayer Rights Advocate
    Represents the interests and promotes the rights of taxpayers who have grievances with the Department of Revenue. Minnesota Taxpayer Rights Advocate.

  • 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. 

  • Office of Workers' Compensation Ombudsman | Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry
    The Office of Workers' Compensation Ombudsman is a separate entity within the Department of Labor and Industry. Its purpose is to inform, assist and empower injured workers and small businesses having difficulty navigating the workers' compensation system, to help resolve problems encountered in the system. To request assistance from the Office of Workers' Compensation Ombudsman, contact Pam Carlson at: 651-284-5013; 800-342-5354; or

Ombudsman's Offices Outside of Minnesota

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