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), disability, age, 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 responsible state or local agency that administers the program or USDA’s  TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or 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: Form-0508-0002-508-11-28-17Fax2Mail.pdf, from any USDA office, by calling (866)  632-9992, 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 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 
    1. Fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442; or 
    1. Email: 

    This institution is an equal opportunity provider.