Non-Discrimination Statement

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination in all its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, and where applicable, sex, marital status, familial status, parental status, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, political beliefs, reprisal, or because all or a 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: ascr@usda.gov

Phone: 800 - 795-3272 (voice) or 202-720-6382 (TDD).

USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.