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Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation (DLHWC)

National Office

Antonio Rios, Director
Richard Stanton, Branch Chief of Financial Management, Insurance and Assessment
Jennifer Valdivieso, Branch Chief of Policy, Regulations and Procedures

U.S. Department of Labor OWCP/DLHWC
Frances Perkins Building, Room C-4319
200 Constitution Ave NW
Washington DC 20210
Phone: (202) 693-0038
Fax: (202) 693-1380
E-mail: DLHWC-Public@dol.gov
(The purpose of the Longshore Public Email Box is to provide general information about the administration of the Longshore Act and its extensions by the Department of Labor. As claims filed with the Department of Labor are protected under the Privacy Act, we are not permitted to discuss any specific claim-related information via e-mail. For specific questions or problems related to a Longshore claim, please contact the Longshore District Office where the file is maintained.)

District Offices

Click on the appropriate District office below for jurisdiction and contact information (address, telephone number).

NOTE - The addresses below are the physical addresses for the District Offices; however, case specific mail and forms submitted for case creation should NOT be sent to these addresses. See below for the address to the DLHWC's Central Mail Receipt (Jacksonville) and Central Case Create site (New York).

Boston

New York (CENTRAL CASE CREATE SITE)

Norfolk

Jacksonville (CENTRAL MAIL RECEIPT SITE)

New Orleans

San Francisco

Honolulu

Seattle

Long Beach

District 40 DC Act Cases ONLY

Region I — Boston
(Jurisdiction - Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont. Defense Base Act jurisdiction - east of the 75th degree west longitude, Newfoundland, and Greenland.)
Address and Phone number Director
Longshore District Office #1, Boston
U.S. Department of Labor
OWCP/DLHWC
JFK Federal Building, Room E-260
Boston, MA 02203

Phone : (617) 624-6750
Fax : (617) 624-6603
District Director: David B. Groeneveld
Regional Director: Zev Sapir

Region II — New York
(Jurisdiction - New Jersey, New York, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands. Defense Base Act jurisdiction - Mexico, Central and South America (including coastal islands); areas east of the continents of North and South America to the 60th degree east longitude, (including Iraq, Afghanistan and Iran) and any other areas or locations not covered under any other district office.) Click here for information on the New York Region.
Address and Phone number Director
CENTRAL CASE CREATE SITE
Longshore District Office #2, New York -
U.S. Department of Labor
OWCP/DLHWC
201 Varick Street, Room 740
Post Office Box 249
New York, NY 10014-0249
Phone #: (646) 264-3010

Fax #: (646) 264-3002
District Director: Richard V. Robilotti
Regional Director: Zev Sapir

Region III — Philadelphia

Norfolk Longshore District Office (Jurisdiction - Virginia, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia)

Address and Phone number Director
Longshore District Office 5, Norfolk
U.S. Department of Labor
OWCP/DLHWC
Federal Building, Room 212
200 Granby Mall
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: (757) 441-3071

Fax: (757) 441-6909
District Director: Theresa Magyar
Regional Director: John W. Mckenna (Acting)

Region IV — Atlanta
(Jurisdiction - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee). Click here for information on the Atlanta Region.
Address and Phone number Director
CENTRAL MAIL RECEIPT SITE
Longshore District Office 6, Jacksonville
U.S. Department of Labor
OWCP/DLHWC
Charles E. Bennett Federal Building
400 West Bay Street, Room 63A, Box 28
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: (904) 357-4788

Fax: (904) 357-4787
District Director: Charles Lee
Regional Director: Magdalena Fernandez

Region VI — Dallas

Houston Longshore District Office (Jurisdiction - Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin, Missouri, Nebraska, Kansas. Defense Base Act jurisdiction - Canada, west of the 75th degree and east of the 110th degree west longitude.)

New Orleans Longshore District Office (Jurisdiction - Louisiana, Arkansas, Mississippi)

Address and Phone number Director
Longshore District Office 8, Houston
U.S. Department of Labor
OWCP/DLHWC
Mickey Leland Federal Building
1919 Smith Street, Suite 870
Houston, TX 77002
Phone: (713) 651-4650
Fax: (713) 651-4651

District Director: David Widener
Regional Director: Dean W. Woodard
Longshore District Office 7, New Orleans
U.S. Department of Labor
OWCP/DLHWC
600 S. Maestri Place
Suite 617
New Orleans, LA 70130

Phone: (504) 589-2671
Fax: (504) 589-3969
District Director: David A. Duhon
Regional Director: Dean W. Woodard

Region IX — San Francisco

San Francisco Longshore District Office (Jurisdiction - California (north of the northern boundries of the counties of San Luis, Obispo, Kern, and San Bernardino), Arizona, Nevada) Click here for information on the San Francisco Region.

Honolulu Longshore District Office (Jurisdiction - Hawaii. Defense Base Act cases jurisdiction - all areas west of the continents of North and South America (excluding coastal islands) to 60 degrees east longitude (excluding Iran, Iraq and Afghanistan).

Long Beach Longshore District Office (Jurisdiction - California (south of the northern boundries of the counties of San Luis, Obispo, Kern, and San Bernardino))

Address and Phone number Director
Longshore District Office 13, San Francisco
U.S. Department of Labor
OWCP/DLHWC

90 7th Street, Suite 15100
San Francisco, CA 94103-6716
Phone: (415) 625-7669
Fax: (415) 625-7470
District Director: R. Todd Bruininks
Regional Director: Sharon Tyler
Longshore District Office 15, Honolulu
U.S. Department of Labor
OWCP/DLHWC
300 Ala Moana Blvd., Room 5-135
Post Office Box 50209
Honolulu, HI 96850
Phone: (808) 541-1983
Fax: (808) 541-1758
District Director: R. Todd Bruininks
Regional Director: Sharon Tyler
Longshore District Office 18, LongBeach
U.S. Department of Labor
OWCP/DLHWC
501 W. Ocean Blvd., Suite 6230
Long Beach, CA 90802
Phone: (562) 980-3577

Fax: (562) 980-3587
District Director: Marco Adame
Regional Director: Sharon Tyler

Region X — Seattle
(Jurisdiction - Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, N.Dakota, S.Dakota, Utah, Wyoming. Defense Base Act jurisdiction - Canada, west of the 110th degree west longitude, and all areas in the Pacific Ocean north of the 45th degree north latitude.)
Address and Phone number Director
Longshore District Office 14, Seattle
U.S. Department of Labor
OWCP/DLHWC
300 5th Avenue, Suite 1050L
Seattle, WA 98104
Phone: (206) 504-5287

Fax: (206) 467-1073
District Director: R. Todd Bruininks
Regional Director: Sharon Tyler

District 40 — Washington, DC (administers DC ACT injuries prior to 7/26/1982 only)
Address and Phone number Director
Longshore District Office #40, Washington DC
DC Department of Employment Services
4058 Minnesota Avenue, NE - Suite # 3300
Washington DC 20019
Phone: (202) 671-1070

Fax: (202) 671-3242
Associate Director, OWC: Mohammad R. Sheikh