The Helpdesk will be closed Wednesday, July 4th for the holiday and re-open on Thursday, July 5th. We will have extra Helpdesk staff scheduled on Tuesday, July 3rd and Thursday, July 5th. Please plan accordingly.
Our newsletter has a new Report Due Dates section! This section will feature reminders for most federal and state homeless programs about reports that are due in the upcoming 3-4 weeks. We will be letting you know due dates, which reports to run for which time period, and how to submit them. Some things to … Read more
We recently completed another HUD-mandated reporting cycle, the System Performance Measures! Are you curious about the overall results of the SPMs for your CoC? ICA just updated our System Performance Measures dashboard with data from both FFY2017 and FFY2016 resubmission data so you can compare the overall performance for your CoC between the two years. … Read more
TRAINING AND SUPPORT DATA COLLECTION FORMS, USER GUIDES, ETC. Updated Data Collection Forms, User Guides, and other training materials will be available by July 1st, 2018 on our Forms and Instructions page. TRAINING MATERIALS Read through our full article on 2018 MN Data Standards Changes Watch the 2018 MN Data Standards Changes Training (PPT) Review … Read more
Registration for New User Training is closed until the morning of July 9 for maintenance. All those currently enrolled in our New User Training must submit their Training Completion Form no later than June 25. If unable to do so, trainees will need to start their training over again on July 9.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
All Housing Support data must be inputted and errors corrected by 7/31/2018 for the time period of 11/1/2017 to 6/30/2018. It is important that you take time to get your data entered now so you have plenty of time to ask questions, if needed. This deadline allows ICA to send reports to DHS by 8/15/2018. … Read more
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
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
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