We’re Hiring for Two Contract Positions


We are hiring for two contract positions to provide technical support to homeless service agencies. Please view the job description for the HMIS Helpdesk Specialist here and for the HMIS System Administrator here. Please direct any questions to opportunities@icalliances.org.

Quarterly Data Quality Plan Re-Design: Feedback Requested!


ICA is currently working on an exciting improvement to the Quarterly Data Quality Plan for Minnesota. A project is underway to completely re-design the Data Quality Plan that you once knew. Our focus will be to make the new Data Quality Plan as user-centric as possible and better align with standards and mandates from the  … Read more

2018 Minnesota Data Standards Changes

Minnesota HMIS Data Standards Changes for 2018 will take effect on Sunday, July 1st. Unlike the HUD HMIS Data Standards Changes that happen in October, there will be no system downtime due to these changes. To prepare users for these upcoming changes, we want to provide a brief overview of the changes, the impact it will have  … Read more

Still Recruiting for HMIS User Testers for Core Report Rollout


We’re still looking for volunteer HMIS users to test our new Core Report, which will roll out for Minnesota-wide use this summer. We need users that represent every project type (from Street Outreach to Permanent Supportive Housing) and every homeless program (i.e. HUD CoC, DHS OEO HYA). If you have innovative ideas or strong opinions  … Read more

Helpdesk Will Be Closed Friday, June 1st


Our Helpdesk will be closed Friday, June 1st for an ICA MN event. We will have extra Helpdesk staff scheduled on Thursday, May 31st. Please plan accordingly. We will be monitoring for password resets and other urgent requests when the Helpdesk is closed. We apologize for the inconvenience.

We’re Hiring for System Administrators!


Our Hennepin County and Central MN CoC teams are hiring  System Administrators! The ideal candidate for the System Administrator position is a detail-oriented, self-guided professional with experience using and helping others use databases in a nonprofit setting. You love investigating and solving logical problems, thrive on helping others do their job, and understand how data  … Read more

We’re Hiring for a Reporting Specialist!


Are you a whiz with data viz? Dabbled in SQL, R, Access, SAP BusinessObjects or Boxi? Do you build Nested If statements in your spare time? Do you like to build something, test it, break it, rebuild it, then test it again? If you have the technical chops, join our reporting team! Please find the  … Read more

New User Training Closed from June 25th – July 9th, 2018


We will be closing our New User Online Training on June 25th. During this time, you will not be able to access our training. The last day for registration is June 18th and all new users must complete training (submit a Training Completion Form) by June 25th. All current new users going through training must  … Read more

ART System Delays Expected Thursday, May 24th and Friday, May 25th

Effective after this morning’s ART refresh, reports may run slower than usual. This is due to the temporary need to pull historical data for System Performance Measures. If you are able to avoid scheduling or pulling reports today, it is advisable. We will send notice when the system is back to normal. Thank you!