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USD 509 Nondiscrimination Statement

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 complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, (AD-3027) found online the USDA website at How to File a Program Discrimination 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. 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; or (3)   Email: program.intake@usda.gov.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider

Any person having inquiries concerning USD #509’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title II, Title VI, Title IX, Section 504, or the Age Discrimination Act is directed to contact the Superintendent of Schools, 229 S. Kickapoo St., South Haven, KS 67140. Telephone No. (620) 892-5215. Any person having inquiries concerning the South Haven School District’s compliance with the regulations implementing Title VI, Title IX, Americans with Disability Act or Section 504, is directed to contact the Superintendent at  229 S. Kickapoo St., South Haven, KS 67140, or at  (620) 892-5215 . This district official has been designated by the South Haven School District to coordinate the district’s efforts to comply with the regulations implementing these laws.