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The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, 

employees, and applicants 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, sexual orientation, or all or part of an individual's 

income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information

in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. 

(Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.)

If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination, complete the 

USDA Program Discrimination 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.  You may also write a letter containing all of the 

information requested in the form.  Send your completed complaint form or letter to us 

by mail at:

                 U.S. Department of Agriculture, Director

                 Office of Adjudication

                 1400 Independence Ave., S.W.

                  Washington, DC 20250-9410

by fax:  (202) 690-7442

or email at program.intake@usda.gov 

Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing, or have speech disabilities and wish to file either

an EEO or program complaint please contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service

at (800) 877-8339 or (800) 845-6136 (in Spanish).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.