This institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin,
disability, age, sex and in some cases religion or political beliefs.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture also prohibits discrimination based on race, color, national
origin, sex, religious creed, disability, age, political beliefs 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 DiscriJ.1liLcilli9J2
Complaint Form, (AD-3027), found online at:
http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_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 (866) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA
- mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture
Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights
1400 Independence Avenue, S W
Washington, D.C. 20250-9410
- fax: (202) 690-7442; or
- email: email@example.com.
For any other information dealing with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
issues, persons should either contact the USDA SNAP Hotline Number at (800) 221-5689, which
is also in Spanish or call the State Information/Hotline Numbers (click the link for a listing of
hotline numbers by State); found online at:
To file a complaint of discrimination regarding a program receiving Federal financial assistance
through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), write: HHS Director, Office
for Civil Rights, Room 515-F, 200 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20201 or call
(202) 619-0403 (voice) or (800) 537-7697 (TTY).
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.