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Nondiscrimination Statement

  • USDA Nondiscrimination Statement
    For all other FNS nutrition assistance programs, State or local agencies, and their
    subrecipients, must post the following 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, 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 FREE. 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:
    http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint filine_cust.html, 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 (566) 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.

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