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 of 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-3017) found on-line at: http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint_filing_cust.html, 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 the USDA by:
This institution is an equal opportunity provider.
WIC Vendors are an important part of the WIC Program, ensuring that participants buy WIC-approved foods.
Reapplication notices are sent to active, compliant vendors in July and must be completed by August of that year. Reapplying vendors must send at least one representative to participate in the Policies and Responsibilities training at least once every three years.
Vendor bulletins describe important changes and updates within the WIC Vendor Program and are sent to retailers when issues arise. You are responsible for reviewing the information included in the bulletins, sharing the information with staff members, and making the necessary changes to your procedures. All Vendor Bulletins are listed below.