Reminder: Updated Versions of the General HMIS Instructions and Households How-To Guide Now Available!

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ICA revamped the General HMIS Instructions and Households How-To Guide to make them more comprehensive and easy to use, so be sure to check them out if you haven’t already! We used our most frequent Helpdesk questions to develop updated versions of these instructions that will be a helpful resource for all HMIS users. Like  … Read more

DHS-OEO THP Goals Counting Report Change

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The THP Goals counting report is now called the “THP Goals Follow-Up Counting and Detail” report. Please note that data collection requirements and procedures have not changed – the report was re-designed to give your funder a greater amount of detail about client Goals and their follow-ups. THP grantees should run this report as usual,  … Read more

The Point-in-Time Count was Last Night, What Now?


The 2019 Point-In-Time Count was last night! Many folks across the state are busy administering surveys and continuing their outreach efforts today to compile the one-day snapshot of homelessness in Minnesota. You may inquire about where someone stayed on PIT night up to 7 days after the PIT. What Now? For our HMIS participating Emergency  … Read more

Announcing…Knowledge Base!

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You asked for it, and it is here! Behold, the Minnesota HMIS Knowledge Base! You can find the Knowledge Base on our website under the Training and Support section. What is a Knowledge Base? It is a collection of some of our frequently asked questions with answers from the team at ICA. Everything is sorted  … Read more

Updated General HMIS Instructions and Households How-To Guide are Now Available!

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As stated in our last newsletter, ICA is excited to release updated versions of our General HMIS Instructions and Households How-To Guide. Both of these documents are GREAT resources for all HMIS users. Check out the types of topics that are included in each document! General HMIS Instructions: Documenting the Release of Information (ROI) Statewide  … Read more