Projo Article: “Advocates seek more food stamp workers”

Providence Journal

Advocates seek more food stamp workers

01:00 AM EST on Friday, March 7, 2008

By Paul Davis

Journal Staff Writer

Food stamp advocates seek more assistance

The food stamp program in Rhode Island, a division of the RI Department of Health Services (DHS) recently lost its state house plea for increased funding to supply outreach efforts to an ever rising pool of qualifiers. Advocates argue that limitations in staffing significantly damage the ability of the food stamp office to provide adequate hours and services to clients. For more information read on.