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, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs, 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 the 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 discrimination complaint, complete the
USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at: https://www.ascr.usda.gov/filing-program-discrimination-complaint-usda-customer 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
(1) mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant
Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C.
(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or
(3) email: email@example.com
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.