In October 2017, programs that receive Emergency Services Program (ESP) funding from the state’s Office of Economic Opportunity transitioned to using the ESG CAPER to report their outcomes from HMIS. The CAPER, which can be found in the Report Dashboard in HMIS, produces a set of CSV files that are uploaded to the Sage HMIS … Read more
HMIS ES and TH Projects Tomorrow, Friday, February 9th, is the data entry deadline for emergency shelter (ES) and transitional housing (TH) projects in HMIS. NOW – to ensure your HMIS data is complete and error-free, all HMIS users with ES and TH project should run these two reports and make data corrections as necessary. … Read more
While the Point-in-Time Count includes literally homeless persons, the Housing Inventory Count, which is also underway, includes all homeless-serving projects in the Continuum of Care. Later this month, we will release a report for Rapid Rehousing and Permanent Housing projects help determine who was in program the night of the Point-in-Time. Stay tuned!
ICA has committed to Agency Check-Ins in 2018 to deepen relationships with our partners, identify agency-specific requests, and make plans to address any outstanding challenges or issues. Sometime in 2018, your agency will receive an email from your ICA regional system administrator with details on who should attend, proposed agenda, and action items prior to … Read more
As you know, last night was the official Point-in-Time Count! See previous posts and the PIT Count page for instruction, materials, and timelines; and complete your ES and TH data entry as quickly and completely as possible. Were you interviewed by the media regarding your local Point-in-Time effort? Send us your radio clips, … Read more
We hope you’ve tuned in to our training efforts and reviewed, printed, and prepped materials for tonight’s Point-in-Time Count. If you haven’t, pull up a chair and catch up here. TONIGHT, Wednesday, January 24th at sunset through sunrise, Thursday, January 25th is the official count. This is a truly communal effort, as folks from around Minnesota in our sector … Read more
The DHS HTHP Outcomes Report that is used by HTHP projects has been revised to provide a clearer representation of quarterly data. If you submitted a report that was run prior to 1/10/18, ICA recommends that you run and submit your reports again using the revised version, found in the following location: Public Folder >> … Read more
The Minnesota Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Governing Board is seeking applicants for one open seat, which is the At-Large Member. The membership term will be April 1, 2018 through March 30, 2020. Though not required, the At-Large Member-elect would be encouraged to attend the March 12, 2018 Governing Board meeting to observe the outgoing … Read more
The Helpdesk will be CLOSED January 15, 2018 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Regular business office hours will resume on January 16, 2018.
Register for our training webinar; prepare, practice the PIT LIVE survey, and download resources by visiting our PIT Count webpage. The 2018 Point-in-Time Count will be conducted across Minnesota on the night of Wednesday, January 24th. This is an essential, community-wide endeavor! ICA is hosting a webinar on January 9th, 2018, at 1pm to explain the … Read more