In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, 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 Discrimination Complaint:
You may file a complaint with KFAM’s Civil Rights Officer by contacting Connie Chung Joe, Executive Director, at 213-389-6755 x102 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Or, to file a complaint with the USDA you may obtain a complaint form by sending an email to SM.OASCR.Info. You or your authorized representative must sign the complaint form. You are not required to use the complaint form. You may write a letter instead. If you write a letter, it must contain all of the information requested in the form and be signed by you or your authorized representative. Incomplete information will delay the processing of your complaint. Employment civil rights complaints will not be accepted through this email address. 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).
Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail, fax, or email:
: U.S. Department of Agriculture Director, Office of Adjudication 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, DC 20250-9410
: (202) 690-7442 E-mail
For help filling out the form, please call
: (202 260-1026 (Local) OR (866) 632-9992 (Toll-free Customer Service)