Nondiscrimination Statement

 

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

(2) fax:    (202) 690-7442; or 

(3) email:  program.intake@usda.gov


This institution is an equal opportunity provider.