In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture
(USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices,
and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA
programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color,
national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior
civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.
Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for
program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign
Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied
for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech
disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800)
877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in
languages other than English.
To file a program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online at: How to File a Complaint, and at any USDA office, or write a letter addressed to USDA and provide in
the letter all of the information requested in the form. To request a copy of
the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter
to USDA by:
1. mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant
Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
2. fax: (202) 690-7442; or
3. email: [email protected].
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.