Agency Check-Ins in 2018

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

Point-in-Time Count Underway: Were you interviewed by the media regarding your local Point-in-Time effort?

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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

2018 Point-in-Time (PIT) Count is Today!

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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

DHS HTHP Outcomes Report Revision


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

HMIS Governing Board Seeks At-Large Member

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

Holiday Helpdesk Closure on January 15

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.

2018 Point-in-Time Count Webinar

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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

Restricted Visibility to Metadata (User and Provider Creating)

Mediware recently made a change in the database that restricts the visibility of the provider and user creating historic data. We know our communities depend on these fields for coordinated entry and data clean-up efforts. We are in communication with Mediware and working towards a resolution.

Holiday Helpdesk Closure

The Helpdesk will be CLOSED the following days: December 22, 25, 26, 29, 2017 and January 1, 2018. Password resets will be available on December 22, 26, 29, 2017. We will be open on December 27 and December 28, and resume regularly business hours on January 2. Have a wonderful and safe holiday season!