NUTRITION SERVICES COMPLAINT PROCEDURES DISCRIMINATION
To file a program or Civil Rights complaint, please contact one of the following agencies listed below:
USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication
1400 Independence Avenue, Southwest
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish).
You may also file a written complaint at the following address:
Child Nutrition Programs
Civil Rights and Program Complaint Coordinator
California Department of Education
Nutrition Services Division
1430 N Street, Room 4503
Sacramento, CA 95814-2342
916-323-8521 or 800-952-5609
ELIGIBILITY AND BENEFIT LEVEL
If your household did not qualify for the USDA meal program and/or you feel you did not get the correct benefit amount you or your representative please contact:
Robert Quanstrom - Director of Food Services
975 W. Morgan St. Perris, CA. 92571
firstname.lastname@example.org (951) 940-6100 ext 10859
If after contacting the above and you still feel you did not receive the correct benefit amount according to the law, you or your representative may request a fair hearing by calling or writing to:
Daniel Whitfield District Compliance Officer
Val Verde Unified School District. 975 West Morgan Street
Perris, CA 92571 (951) 940-6100
VVUSD Uniform Complaint Regulations and Forms are also available the District Web site located at:
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: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.