In accordance with Federal civli 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 discrimination based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age or reprisal or retaliation for prior civlil 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 UDSA 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.Deparatment 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.