Legal Services

Off Campus

Community Health Law Project/Health Care Consumer Assistance Program
185 Valley Street
South Orange, NJ 07079
Phone: 888-838-3180
Hours: M-Th 9-5, Fri 9-4
Area Served: New Jersey
Eligibility: New Jersey residents enrolled in managed health care plans
Fees Charged: None

Offers toll-free hotline to persons requiring guidance and advice with managed care health questions, problems, and disputes. Helps file complaints regarding any aspect of the managed health care organization's health care services and helps consumers file appeals when a covered benefit or service has been denied, limited, or terminated.

NJ Department of Health/Office of the Public Guardian
PO Box 812
Trenton, NJ 08625-0800
Phone: (609) 943-3440
Hours: 8:30 am - 5 pm, Mon - Fri
Area Served: New Jersey

Provides public guardianship for an elderly adult when private guardianship is not feasible because there is no willing/responsible family member/friend available to serve. This office is part of the NJ Department of Health and Senior Services.