• Non-Discrimination Statement

     

    Non-Discrimination 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: 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

    Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

    2.  fax: (202) 690-7442; or

    3.  email: program.intake@usda.gov.

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.