Filing Discrimination Complaint

2022 USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

In accordance with Federal civil 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 discriminating based on race,
color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity (including gender expression), sexual orientation,
disability, age, marital status, family/parental status, income derived from a public assistance
program, political beliefs, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity, in any program or
activity conducted or funded by USDA (not all bases apply to all programs). Remedies and
complaint filing deadlines vary by program or incident.

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 responsible
Agency or USDA's TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TTY) or 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 discrimination complaint, complete the USDA Program Discrimination
Complaint Form, AD-3027, found online at How to File a Program Discrimination Complaint 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: [email protected]

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), write: HHS Director, Office
for Civil Rights, Room 515-F, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201 or call
(202) 619-0403 (voice) or (800) 537-7697 (TTY).

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

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