HMIS User Survey

HMIS Users, please see the following message from David Hewitt, Chair of the Policy and Prioritization Workgroup of the HMIS Governing Board: Good afternoon,   As part of its commitment to monitoring and continually improving our community’s HMIS, the HMIS Governing Board is seeking feedback from HMIS users. We want to hear about how well your  … Read more

HMIS Governing Board Application for Voting Membership

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Hello HMIS Users and Interested Stakeholders, The purpose of the HMIS Governing Board is to enhance Minnesota’s ability to end homelessness by helping to ensure that Minnesota’s HMIS is functioning at its highest potential; helping to inform and improve client services, community planning, program and system evaluation, and funding decisions. Learn more about the HMIS Governing Board  … Read more

HYA Transitional and Permanent Housing Report Changes – Action Required

We have an important update regarding HYA Transitional and Permanent Housing reports that are due on February 15th.  Please note two changes: New HYA Counting Report to Submit to Funders In addition to the 4 Counting reports you are familiar with, please also run HYA Trans Perm Follow-Up Counting V.2017.1. This is a summary of  … Read more

New 2017 PATH Data Collection Form Posted!

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The new 2017 PATH Data Collection form has been posted (under “Training & Support”).  PATH grantees need to begin using this new form to collect data on January 1, 2017.  (It is for single entry; if you are serving a household, please use multiple forms to collect all relevant information for each client in the  … Read more

HMIS Governance Retreat Seeks Broad Input

We invite you to read this message from Mike Manhard, Chair of HMIS Interim Governance Board: Dear Partners in Preventing and Ending Homelessness. I am writing to alert you to a retreat that will be taking place next Monday 11/14 to help define and create a new, permanent governance structure for HMIS. As you may  … Read more

New Release of Information (ROI)

New (10/18/2016) instructions for adding an ROI Here are some answers to the questions we’ve been receiving from our HMIS community! ROI FAQs   We have posted the the new Release of Information (there are THREE versions) at http://hmismn.org/administrative-documents/ under Intake Documents for Clients at the bottom of the page. Use this form starting October 3,  … Read more

New Data Collection Forms!

All Data Collection Forms (Entry, Update, and Exit) are posted and available for you to use with the new HUD Data Standards that go into effect October 1, 2016. We will be updating the ServicePoint assessments starting tomorrow evening (9/30) to align with these changes as well.   Location of New Forms (Same place as  … Read more

Recertification Process for all Current HMIS Users

Step 1: Watch these two training videos. Required for all HMIS Users HUD Data Standards PowerPoint Statewide Data Sharing in Minnesota PowerPoint October 1 2016 Federal HUD Fiscal year Change Document for Users – Another resource for you to understand the HUD data standards changes Step 2: Optional. Watch program specific training videos as a refresher! Optional, but strongly  … Read more