In accordance with Federal civil rights law and the 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
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: https://www.usda.gov/oascr/how-to-file-
aprogram-discrimination-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
(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: email@example.com.
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.