USDA Non-Discrimination Statement
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 though 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 or discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027 found online here and at any USDA office, or write 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 or
(2) Fax: (202) 690-7442 or
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.