The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all of its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex (including gender identity and expression), marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, political beliefs, genetic information, reprisal, or because all or part of an individual’s income is derived from any public assistance program. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.) Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication of program information (Braille, large print, audiotape, etc.) should contact USDA’s TARGET Center at 202-720-2600 (voice and TDD).
To file a complaint of discrimination write to: USDA, Office of Adjudication, 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250, Mail Stop 9410; E-mail: [email protected]; Phone: 800-795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TDD). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. For more information, contact the RMA Civil Rights Office at 202-690-3578 (mainline).