As most of you receiving this message know, Minnesota’s HMIS is in a period of rapid change. Since the release of a system assessment report and subsequent multi-stakeholder visioning session in early 2014, we have implemented a major database restructure and radically changed the oversight structure, with more changes yet to come. All of this … Read more
Lisa Koenig is joining the team as the Senior Project Manager for Homelessness Data Strategies.
Guide to Providing Bed/Unit counts for the 2015 Housing Inventor Chart.
New entry/exit forms are now available for programs receiving RHY (Runaway & Homeless Youth) funding.
You can soon access ServicePoint! Regaining Database Access As of 10am on Thursday, March 26, the system is live (users can start to log back into the system). You will not be able to log in until you have completed the Enter Data As (EDA) Workflow, 1-hour training requirement and passed the quiz. If … Read more
ServicePoint Downtime – Friday, March 20 at 5:00pm – early AM of Thursday, March 26 (you cannot log-in during this time) HMIS Restructure Go Live – March 26 Regaining Database Access: You cannot log-in during ServicePoint downtime. An email will be sent at system “Go Live” to let you know you can now access the … Read more
Update! 4/18/2016 – This information was provided for the initial pilot for “Expanded Access” (CoC Coordinators, Local System Administrators, and Funder Reporting Leads completing required training to gain access to ServicePoint). You can get the most up-to-date information regaridng training requirements for CoC Coordinators, Local System Administrators, and Funder Reporting Leads by visiting: http://hmismn.org/new-to-hmis-2/. Thank … Read more
The EDA training (See Enter Data As (EDA) Workflow under Data Entry category) and quiz must be completed by all ServicePoint users in Minnesota.
ART Instability Since the ART upgrade in mid‐January, the ART tool has often been very slow and at times simply not working. Our software vendor has been working to find and fix the problems. They’ve added memory three times, which brought significant improvement. In addition, the software vendor has brought in a consultant for the … Read more
The 2015 Point-in-Time Count (PIT) will be conducted the night of January 22, covering sheltered and unsheltered homeless persons in Minnesota. Some HMIS data will be used to complete the sheltered part of the process. HMIS-participating emergency shelters and transitional housing programs will be required to enter or update records of all clients in these programs served on … Read more