Long Term Care Ombudsman
|Catholic Charities Long Term Care Ombudsman Program works to preserve and protect the dignity of individuals who reside in long-term care facilities in our communities. Ombudsmen are committed to ensuring residents are treated with respect and advocate for individuals to receive the highest level of care and services to maximize independence.|
Contact: Cathy Weightman-Moore (815) 316-0040 or Toll Free at 1-800-369-0895, or click here to send her an email with your questions.
Watch the video below about how the Ombudsman program helped this gentleman. Please adjust the volume on the video to be able to hear Kevin's story.
Become a Volunteer Ombudsman for Catholic Charities
Enjoy the Rewards!
Please click here to read the volunteer brochure.
If you are interested, below are the forms to get more information, a questionnaire and an application. You may print out the form(s) and send to Catholic Charities, Attention John Wickman by scanning and send email, faxing to John at (815) 316-0042 or mailing it to:
431 Phelps Ave, Suite 608
Rockford, IL 61108
For more information about the Volunteer Ombudsman training, please contact John Wickman either by email or by phone (815) 316-0042
Thank you for your kind consideration to be a part of this wonderful ministry!
*Funding for the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program is provided in part by the Northwestern Illinois Area Agency on Aging, click here to access their website.
For more resources, please click here.