The Department of Health Services (DHS) is an equal opportunity employer and service provider.
If you need special assistance to access this material in an alternate
format or need it to be translated to a different language, please call
(608) 266-3356, Voice; or (888) 701-1251, Textnet.
In accordance with Federal law, the U.S. Department of
Agriculture (USDA) and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
policies, the DHS is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race,
color, national origin, sex, age, or disability. Under the Food Stamp Act
and USDA policy, discrimination is prohibited also on the basis of
religion or political belief.
You may file an informal discrimination complaint with
your local service provider, or you may file a formal discrimination
complaint with DHS or a federal agency. Any consumer of the DHS that
receive services and benefits funded by the HHS or USDA Food and Nutrition
Services (FNS), may file a civil rights complaint at any time with the
Wisconsin DHS Affirmative Action and Civil Rights Compliance (AA/CRC)
Office. Write to the Civil Rights Compliance Officer, P.O. Box 7850 1 West
Wilson Street, Room 561 Madison, WI 53707-7850 (608) 266-9372 (Voice),
(608)-267-2147 (Fax), or 1-888-701-1251 (TTY).
You may also file a discrimination complaint with the
USDA-FNS, write to USDA, Director, Office of Adjudication, 1400
Independence Avenue, S.W., Washington D.C. 20259-9410 or call toll free
(866)-632-9992 (Voice). Individuals who are hearing impaired or have
speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at
(800)-977-8339; or (800)-845-6136 (Spanish).
To file a complaint with HHS, write to HHS, Director,
Office for Civil Rights, Room 506-F, 200 Independence Avenue, .S.W.,
Washington D.C. 20201 or call (202)-619-0403 (Voice) or (202)-619-3257
(TTY), or write to HHS Office for Civil Rights-Region V 233 N. Michigan
Avenue, Chicago, IL 060601, (312)-886-2359 (Voice), (315)-353-5693 (TTY).
USDA and HHS are equal opportunity providers and employers.
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Last Revised: February 22, 2012