USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil

rights regulations and policies, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of

race, color, national origin, sex (including gender identity and sexual orientation), religious

creed, disability, age, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity.

Program information may be made available in languages other than English. Persons with

disabilities who require alternative means of communication to obtain program information

(e.g., Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language), 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.

To file a program discrimination complaint, a Complainant should complete a Form AD-3027,

USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form which can be obtained online

at: https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/ad-3027.pdf, from any USDA office, by

calling (833) 620-1071, or by writing a letter addressed to USDA. The letter must contain the

complainant’s name, address, telephone number, and a written description of the alleged

discriminatory action in sufficient detail to inform the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

(ASCR) about the nature and date of an alleged civil rights violation. The completed AD-3027

form or letter must be submitted to:

1. mail:

Food and Nutrition Service, USDA

1320 Braddock Place, Room 334

Alexandria, VA 22314; or

2. fax:

(833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or

3. email:

FNSCIVILRIGHTSCOMPLAINTS@usda.gov

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.