USDA Nondiscrimation Statement

  • In accordance with Federal civil rights lw 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 rce, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliaton for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.


    Person with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large pring, 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 complain of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complain Form, (AD-3027) found online at:, 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:


    This institution is an equal opportunity provider