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Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)

Division of Federal Employees' Compensation (DFEC)

Northeast Region Federal Employees' Compensation

The Federal Employees' Compensation Act provides workers' compensation coverage to three million Federal and Postal workers around the world for employment-related injuries and occupational diseases. The Division of Federal Employees' Compensation (DFEC) adjudicates new claims for benefits and manages ongoing cases; pays medical expenses and compensation benefits to injured workers and survivors; and helps injured employees return to work when they are medically able to do so.

The DFEC Region 1 office, located in Boston, Massachusetts, is dedicated  to the timely and accurate processing of Federal Workers' Compensation Claims in the states of: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

The DFEC Region 2 office, located in New York City, is dedicated to the timely and accurate processing of Federal Workers' Compensation Claims in the states of: New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

Note: Individuals injured on the job while employed by private companies or state and local government agencies should contact the their state workers’ compensation board.

General Information

Boston District Office

New York District Office