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We’re Team HMIS, and This Is How We Work

Team HMIS is Jason Burns (HMIS Systems Admin) and Samantha Bochinski (HMIS Ops Mgr).  We provide data administration, analysis, trainings, and technical support for human services agencies (homeless, prevention, health, veterans, etc.).  Due to limited funding and staffing in our line of work, we try our best to maximize our productivity with smart technology while maintaining the human element of personalized service.  We strive to produce meaningful data, while also creating time-saving workflows and resources to ensure our agencies are able to properly serve their clients.  This is molded after the Lifehacker "How I Work" blogs, and will outline some of the basic tools we use on a daily basis to efficiently assist our programs.  All of the software listed here is free, and synced real-time across Team HMIS staff devices (PC's, phones, tablets, etc.). ​ ​ Location: Towson, Maryland 3 words that best describe your work: Accountability + Co

Upcoming: Non-Time Limited Housing for Youth Webinar - August 13, 2015 - 1 PM EDT

Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . Upcoming: Non-Time Limited Housing for Youth Webinar - August 13, 2015 - 1 PM EDT The United States Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH) is hosting the webinar, Non-Time Limited Housing for Youth , on Thursday, August 13, 2015 from 1:00 - 2:15 PM EDT. In addition to leaders from USICH and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), community presenters from Portland, Maine, and New York City will highlight two models of non-time limited housing for youth, detailing how those programs were developed and financed, what the programs offer t

SOAR August eNews

If you are having trouble viewing the email below, please click here . August - 2015 Federal Partners Release Key Strategies for Connecting People Experiencing Homelessness to SSI/SSDI  On July 14, 2015, the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness (USICH), the Social Security Administration (SSA), the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) released Key Strategies for Connecting People Experiencing Homelessness to SSI/SSDI . This document provides guidance and best practices for collaborating with community partners and SSA field offices to help individuals experiencing homelessness successfully navigate the SSI/SSDI application process. Guidance also focuses on encouraging individuals to utilize SSA work incentives after approval for SSI/SSDI.           Increasing Access to Income and Benefits Strategi