§9-2-8. Information and referral services.
(a) Each local human services office shall compile, maintain and post a current list of donated food banks and other emergency food providers in the area served by the local food stamp office and refer individuals who need food to local programs that may be able to provide assistance.
(b) The department shall use its existing statewide toll free telephone number to provide emergency food information and to refer needy individuals to local programs that may be able to provide assistance. The department shall publish the telephone number for referrals in the emergency telephone numbers section of local telephone books. The department shall display this telephone number in all its offices that issue food stamps.