• Civil Rights non-discrimination 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, 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 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 Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-
    3027) found online at: Filing a Program Discrimination Complaint as a USDA Customer,
    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: program.intake@usda.gov. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.