The U.S. Department ofAgriculture prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, andapplicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age,disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable,political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexualorientation, or all or part of an individual’s income is derived from anypublic assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or inany program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not allprohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)
If you wish to file aCivil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA ProgramDiscrimination Complaint Form, found online at http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html or at any USDA office, or call (866) 632-9992 to request the form. Youmay also write a letter containing all of the information requested in theform. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S.Department of Agriculture, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400 IndependenceAvenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Individuals who are deaf,hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through theFederal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish).
USDA is an equalopportunity provider and employer.