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Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)

Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation (DCMWC)

Southeast Region

The Pikeville District Office of the Federal Black Lung Program serves the Southeast Region. The District has offices in Pikeville, Kentucky, which serves the state of Kentucky, and in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, which serves the states of Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida.

Our agency serves the needs of a varied community, including claimants, beneficiaries, attorneys, coal mine employers, insurance carriers, physicians, pharmacies, hospitals, and medical service and equipment providers.


How to Contact Us

The Pikeville District Black Lung Office serves residents of the entire state of Kentucky. Those interested in filing a claim may visit or write the office at:

U.S. Department of Labor
Black Lung District Office
164 Main Street, 5th Floor
Pikeville, KY 41501


Local callers may dial (606) 218-9300. Those calling long distance may call 1-800-366-4599, toll free.


Mt. Sterling Black Lung Office, which serves Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida is:

U.S. Department of Labor
Black Lung Sub-District Office
402 Campbell Way
Mt. Sterling, KY 40353
Phone: (859) 497-8501 or 1-800-366-4628.


Office hours for these offices are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm Eastern Standard Time.