Civil Rights Compliance

Civil Rights Compliance Disclaimer

The U.S Department of Agriculture 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.)

Complaint Procedures

Step 1: We would ask that you give the school corporation food services department the opportunity to address any concerns you may have regarding the program. You can use the form below to submit a compliance request or grievance with the program. The program director will then follow up with you regarding the complaint/problem. Again, you can access the local complaint form at this link: Local Complaint Form

Step 2: If you wish to file a Civil Rights program complaint of discrimination with the USDA, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at, 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 Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20250-9410, by fax (202) 690-7442 or email at Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339; or (800) 845-6136 (Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Local Civil Rights Compliance Log

Any local complaints will be filed to the following log which is available for public review by clicking the following link: Local Civil Rights Compliance Log