USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer
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. Instructions and forms are available online from the USDA: https://www.usda.gov/oascr/complaint-resolution, as well as 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 USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form (Form AD-3027) or letter must be submitted to USDA by mail, fax or email.
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
- fax: (833) 256-1665 or (202) 690-7442
- email: Program.Intake@usda.gov
- Procedure for Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) Civil Rights Complaints Pennsylvania Department of Education, Division of Food and Nutrition
- USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form
- Download/print the "And Justice for All" poster from the U.S. Department of Agriculture
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.