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Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
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Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)

Contact Information

For claim inquiries, please refer to the OWCP Program that applies to you:

For federal employees who have been injured or become ill on the job, please contact the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) Program:

For longshore or harbor workers or federal government contractors injured overseas while on the job, please contact the Longshore Program:

For coal miners diagnosed with pneumoconiosis, please contact the Black Lung Program:

For nuclear weapons workers employed by the Department of Energy (DOE) or a DOE contractor, please contact the Energy Employees Compensation Program:

For the OWCP Front Office: 202-343-5580

OWCP National Office Postal Address:
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
200 Constitution Avenue, NW, Suite S-3524
Washington, DC 20210

If you worked for a private company or a state government, you should contact the workers' compensation program for the state in which you lived or worked. The U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, does not have a role in the administration or oversight of state workers' compensation programs. State workers' compensation contact numbers can be found here: http://www.dol.gov/owcp/dfec/regs/compliance/wc.htm

Key Personnel in OWCP

Julia Hearthway
Director
(202) 343-5580

Vacant
Deputy Director

Antonio Rios
Director, Federal Employees' Compensation
(202) 693-0040

Michael A. Chance
Director, Coal Mine Workers' Compensation
(202) 693-0046

Magdalena Fernandez
National Administrator of Field Operations, DFEC
(904) 366-0509
Contacts for Federal Employees' Compensation

Dean Woodard
National Administrator of Field Operations, DCMWC
(214) 749-4138
Contacts for Coal Mine Workers' Compensation

Rachel P. Leiton
Director, Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation
(202) 693-0081

Douglas C. Fitzgerald
Director, Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation
(202) 693-0038
Contacts for Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation

Christy Long
National Administrator of Field Operations, DEEOIC
(206) 504-5104
Contacts for Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation

Vincent Alvarez
Director, Division of Administration and Operations
(202) 343-5580

Stephen Cohen
Director, OWCP Information Technology
(202) 343-5535

Hari Kadavath
Director, Division of Financial Administration
(202) 343-5580