CIVIL RIGHTS - DISCLAIMERUSDA Nondiscrimination Statement (Continued)For all other FNS nutrition assistance programs, State or local agencies, and theirsubrecipients, must post the following Nondiscrimination Statement:In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rightsregulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutionsparticipating 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 anyprogram 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 (Stateor local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speechdisabilities 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 complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program DiscriminationComplaint Form, (AD-3027) found onlineat: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, and at any USDA office, or write aletter addressed to USDA and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. Torequest a copy of the complaint form, call (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter toUSDA by:(1) mail: U.S. Department of AgricultureOffice of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights1400 Independence Avenue, SWWashington, D.C. 20250-9410;(2) fax: (202) 690-7442; or(3) email: firstname.lastname@example.org.This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
Last Modified on January 8, 2016