Showing posts from October 23, 2015

HMIS Glossary Release and Other HMIS Updates

Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . HMIS Glossary Release and Other HMIS Updates HMIS Standard Reporting Terminology Glossary HUD recently published the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Standard Reporting Terminology Glossary , an HMIS Glossary to provide HMIS vendors, HMIS Leads and System Administrators, and communities with tools to improve the efficiency of data collection and reporting. This document provides programmers with a foundation upon which they can efficiently and effectively program reports required by HUD and its federal partners. The HMIS Glossary provides standa

NVTAC Webinar – Working with SSVF

NVTAC Webinar – Working with SSVF Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 at 2:00 pm EDT The National Veterans Technical Assistance Center (NVTAC) is hosting the webinar “Working with SSVF” on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 2:00 pm EDT . Programs working with homeless veterans understand the fundamental connection between housing and income. This webinar will examine the overlaps between HVRP and Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF). Staff from HVRP grantees will share lessons learned and promising practices for integrating HVRP and SSVF to better serve veterans. Featured speakers represent an agency that operates both grant programs internally, as well as one that works closely with an external SSVF partner. TO REGISTER FOR “Working with SSVF” Please send the following information to    First Name: Last Name: Email Address: Organi

HUD and HHS Guidance on Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Program Data Sharing and HMIS

Is this email not displaying correctly? View it in your browser . HUD and HHS Guidance on Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Program Data Sharing and HMIS This joint message from HUD and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Family & Youth Services Bureau (FYSB) provides additional guidance to communities working to integrate RHY grantees into their Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) implementation. FYSB recently sent a memorandum to all RHY grantees that addresses data sharing at the local level and the bi-annual transfer of client-level RHY data to the national RHY-HMIS system. The memo refers to

October 2015 NCHV eNewsletter

NCHV eNewsletter October 2015 2015 Annual Veterans on Wall Street Employment Symposium and Hiring Fair Nov. 10, 2015 in New York City Veterans on Wall Street (VOWS), a partnership between Citi, Deutche Bank, Goldman Sachs, and HSBC, is hosting its annual Employment Symposium and Hiring Fair on Nov. 10, 2015 at Goldman Sachs Headquarters, 200 West Street, New York, NY.  The full-day event includes a veterans employment symposium, resume assistance program, and a hiring fair with over 50 employers conducting interviews to hire on-site. The event begins at 7:30 a.m., includes a networking lunch, and concludes at 5:00 p.m. The event is free and open to service members, veterans, and spouses.  For more information and to register, click here .  SQUARES: New Tool Allows Access to CoC HMIS, Veteran Identification From the Department of Veterans Affairs SQUARES (St

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SOAR Webinar: Traumatic Brain Injury

October 23, 2015 SOAR Webinar: Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Thursday, November 12, 2015 3:00pm - 4:30pm (EST) Please join us for an informational webinar on Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) in the context of representing the SOAR applicant with the Social Security Administration (SSA). In recent years, SOAR practitioners have seen an increase in Veterans with a TBI, a common medical impairment among this population. This webinar will educate the SOAR practitioner about the presence of TBI among returning service members, as well as individuals who are experiencing or at-risk of homelessness. Often, the hidden presence of a TBI makes it difficult to engage successfully in services and live/work independently in the community. You will learn how to recognize the signs and symptoms of TBI and its’ effects on functioning. Division of Disability Determination Services (DDS) staff will explain how SSA’s Listings of Impa