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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.

To obtain and download a new claim form, visit the DCMWC Forms page.


How to Contact Us

All mail and correspondence should be sent to the following address:

U.S. Department of Labor
OWCP/DCMWC/CMR Correspondence
P.O. Box 8307
London, KY 40742-8307

Guidance for treatment providers, including mailing/contact information, can be found here.

The Pikeville District Black Lung Office serves residents of the entire state of Kentucky. For those who wish to visit the office, the address is:

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.


The Mt. Sterling Black Lung Office serves Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida. For those who wish to visit the office, the address 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.