Sherwood Center is committed to ensuring that no person is excluded from participation in or denied the benefits of its services on the basis of race, color or national origin as provided by Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. Learn more about Title VI and civil rights programs.

Civil Rights

Title VI Complaint Procedure

Any person who believes that he or she has been subjected to discrimination under Title VI on the basis of race, color or national origin may file a Title VI complaint with Sherwood Center within 180 days from the date of the alleged discrimination.

 

To file a complaint or for more information on your rights, contact:      

 

Milka Ramirez          

Sherwood Center      

7938 Chestnut Ave.      

Kansas City, MO 64132      

(816) 333-3344      

     

Title VI Complaint Forms can be downloaded here or requested at 816-333-3344.

USDA 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 at:http://www.ascr.usda.gov/complaint filine_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 (566) 632-9992. Submit your completed form or letter to USDA by:

 

mail: U.S. Department of Agriculture

Office of the Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights

1400 Independence Avenue, SW

Washington, D.C. 20250-9410;

 

fax: (202) 690-7442; or

 

email: program.intake@usda.gov

 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider.