Heed the DQ Email, and Chart Your Path Early


These last 2 weeks, your Regional System Administrator (RSA) has been pushing out data quality emails to projects that need to focus on certain data elements (questions) for Federal Fiscal Year 2019, which runs October 1, 2018 – September 30, 2019. Plan ahead and address your data quality early. Address all cleanup by the end  … Read more

New Data Collection Forms

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As a reminder, all Federal and State Homeless Programs’ data collection forms were changed on 10/1/2019 to reflect the FY 2020 HUD HMIS Data Standards changes. You can find the updated data collection forms on our Forms and Instructions page. Discard previously printed copies? If you printed forms with a date before 10/1/2019 in the  … Read more

Data Entry Tip: Don’t remove clients from households in ServicePoint

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We’ve recently seen some questions on the Helpdesk about households in ServicePoint, and wanted to run a quick article on two common situations. We’re seeing households in the households tab that either don’t match the current in-real-life family or where an agency has removed a household member from a household that another agency created.  Tip  … Read more

Spotlight on a User: Beyond mandated reports


RADIAS Health, previously known as South Metro Human Services, is an integrated healthcare experience serving the well-being of the whole person. Through primary care, behavioral health, pharmacy services, residential treatment and supportive housing throughout the metro area, they provide a continuum of care for all.  RADIAS Health has programs providing case management, Assertive Community Treatment, and housing  … Read more

Known APR and CAPER Issues

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Attention CoC and ESG Grantees: There are several known issues with the APR and CAPER reports in ServicePoint that are preventing submissions in Sage.  WellSky, the ServicePoint software vendor, is aware of these issues and has been in communication with HUD. There is not currently a timeline for resolving these issues.  We are in contact  … Read more

ART Reports Impacted by October 1 HUD Data Standards

Due to the 10/1/19 HUD data standards changes implemented by Wellsky last week, a high volume of ICA Minnesota reports have bugs. This is temporary and our Reporting & Evaluation team is working steadfastly to resolve these issues. Read on to learn what, why, and how you can stay up-to-date on the resolution of each  … Read more

FY 2020 HUD HMIS Data Standards Reminder

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As a reminder, the FY2020 HUD HMIS Data Standards Changes went into effect on 10/1/2019. The Minnesota ServicePoint site has been upgraded to version 5.13.0 to be in compliance with the FY 2020 HUD HMIS Data Standards. The FY 2020 Data Standards apply to all clients still enrolled in your program(s) as of October 1,  … Read more