In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discrimination 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 complaint of discrimination, complete the usda program discrimination complaint form, (ad-3027) found online at How to file a complaint, and at any usda office, or write a letter addressed to usda and provide in the letter all of the information requested in the form. to request a copy of the complaint form, call 866-632-9992

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

We're associated with the Child Care Resources of Kalamazoo, the National Association for the Education of Young Children, and NatureExplore a collaborative project of Arbor Day Foundation and Dimensions Educational Research Foundation.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information.

Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

1.) Mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights 1400 Independence Avenue, SW Washington, D.C. 20250-9410

2.) Fax: 202-690-7442

3.) Email: