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HUD AAQ #83110: HMIS Data Entry for TANF Income

Question Related To: Homeless Management Information Systems Question ID: 83110 Question Subject: TANF Income Question Text: We have several providers that are wary about entering TANF income into HMIS due to the fact that it is temporary, and then will show a loss of income, which may negatively affect performance measures for some programs.  What do you suggest for best practices? Response: The time limits for assistance for TANF vary by state, and in some cases have been cut as short as 12 months for various political and budgetary reasons. However, since the limits of the program generally range from 24 to 60 months in most states, and may be longer than that, depending on the composition of the family and state funding, HUD considers these resources to be cash benefits that should be recorded in HMIS. If the family is expected to continue receiving the benefit (that is, they are not being terminated during the month of entry into the project), the project must record

EMPLOYMENT OPP: Children's Program Coordinator (Cecil County, MD)

POSITION : Children’s Program Coordinator SUPERVISOR / REPORTING LINES : Administrator START DATE : June, 2016 END DATE: June, 2017 COMPENSATION : $1,250.00 / month; cell phone; mileage reimbursement in accordance with a large component of this part-time position is grant-funded; extension or renewal may be possible contingent on procurement of funds. PURPOSE OF POSITION : The Coordinator position will have overall responsibility for organizing and implementing the Children’s Program while developing the structure of the program based on the best interest of the children and parents while following the mission and goals of Deep Roots. This position is responsible for the implementation of Deep Roots’ afterschool program at Clairvaux Farm and the Widening Horizons initiative (monthly events). The Coordinator schedules and supervises the Volunteers involved with the Children’s Program and works closely with the Outreach Committee. The job may include some on-call requireme

SOAR June eNews

If you are having trouble viewing the email below, please click here . June 2016 CABHI: SOAR and IPS Learning Community and Pilot In May 2016, the SAMHSA SOAR TA Center launched a learning community and pilot with 12 states (AZ, CO, CT, IL, MA, MI, MS, NV, OH, TN, UT, WI) that received the Cooperative Agreement to Benefit Homeless Individuals (CABHI) States Enhancement Grant. This year-long pilot aims to integrate SOAR and Individual Placement and Support (IPS) employment services such that individuals receiving income support services are served by one or both programs, as meets the person's needs. Through this, we aim to reduce the gap in income support services for those individuals seeking SSI/SSDI and/or employment and to reduce homelessness by creating a system with streamlined access to income support services. Kristin Lupfer, Jen Elder, and Pam Heine of the SOAR TA Center are facilitat