Showing posts from November 4, 2016

Correction: 2017 Housing Inventory Count and Point-in-Time Count Resources

This message is being sent to correct the day of the week the HIC and PIT Count Webinar will take place. The webinar will be held on Thursday , November 10, 2016; Not Wednesday. The 2017 Housing Inventory Count (HIC) and Point-in-Time (PIT) count is coming up quickly. Communities should be involved in their planning process by now. Several HIC and PIT count resources are available now and more resources will be released in the coming weeks. 2017 HIC and PIT Count Notice : In August this year, HUD published the 2017 Notice for HIC and PIT Data Collection for Continuum of Care (CoC) and Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Programs . This document outlines the requirements for conducting the HIC and PIT counts in 2017.   2017 HIC and PIT Count Webinar : HUD will host a webinar on preparing for the 2017 HIC and PIT count on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 3:00-4:00 P

Bowman Systems NewsFlash: SSVF 2016 Export - Export ID Field Length

Having problems viewing this message? Click here to view it in your browser. SUBSCRIBE 11/03/2016 SSVF 2016 Export - Export ID Field Length The value of this field was modified to include the string "_2016" in the new SSVF 2016 Export files. Consequently, users have reported  receiving an error in the repository stating that this field is over the 32 character limit. We are currently working on modifying this field to remove the "_2016" string and return the field length back to below it's 32 character limit. We anticipate this change will be ready and available in SP 5.12.32 tomorrow. Note: if you are running the SSVF export, please wait until SP 5.12.32 becomes available tomorrow to take advantage of the latest fixes to the export, as well as the above mentioned pending Export

Bowman Systems NewsFlash: ServicePoint® 5.12.31 is Now Available!

Having problems viewing this message? Click here to view it in your browser. SUBSCRIBE 11/03/2016 ServicePoint® 5.12.31 is Now Available! This version contains updates to the 2016 SSVF export and the SSVF Data Quality Report (2016). Release notes can be found in CollaboranGo's Documents & Downloads area, in the "ServicePoint > Upgrades and Updates > 5.x > Minor Versions" category. Please contact your CSS if you have any questions. Copyright © 2016 Bowman Systems Our address is 333 Texas Street, Suite 300, Shreveport, LA | 71101, US

Bowman Systems NewsFlash: VA SSVF HMIS Repository Information

Having problems viewing this message? Click here to view it in your browser. SUBSCRIBE 11/03/2016 EMAIL FROM THE VA REGARDING THE SSVF HMIS REPOSITORY We received the following email from the VA, and wanted to forward it along in case you missed it: "The HMIS Repository is now open. We apologize for the delay. Corrected uploads are still due by November 9th. The on-time deadline (3rd business day) is being waived this month. Upload Instructions: Please be advised that all uploads must be in the HMIS CSV 5.1 format. Compress (zip/rar) your CSV files prior to uploading. Compress only the CSV files -- if you compress the folder the files are in, the Repository will not be able to locate those files. Thanks, HMIS Repository Administrator ("

SOAR Technical Assistance Application Now Available for Continuums of Care

Are you looking for ways to increase housing placement and stability for individuals with disabilities who are experiencing homelessness in your community? Are you struggling with the complex Social Security disability application process and waiting for a long time for a decision? If so, this technical assistance (TA) and training opportunity is for you! The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) SSI/SSDI Outreach, Access and Recovery (SOAR) Technical Assistance Center is accepting applications from Continuuums of Care (CoCs) that have not yet participated in the federally sponsored SOAR Technical Assistance Program. SAMHSA's SOAR program assists states and localities to expedite access to the Social Security Administration's (SSA) disability programs -- Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) -- for persons who are experiencing or at risk for homelessness and who have a mental illn

Follow Up from Optional Office Hours: Gaps Analysis Tool

Hi Team, I hope that you are doing well. This is a quick follow up from the optional call this morning. I said I would send an email with the links to the Gaps Analysis Tool, Instructions, and the Webinar Recording in case folks need it. I know you are getting a lot of information right now, and I really appreciate all of your work. Gaps Analysis Tool 11/14/16 Close of Business Submission via email to Regional Coordinator Gaps Analysis Tool and Instructions   (Bullets 12 and 13 under SSVF Toolkit ) ssvf/index.asp?page=/ssvf_ university/community_ coordination_and_plans National Webinar Recording from 10/20 https://attendee.gotowebinar. com/recording/ 822939751524397058 Gaps analysis tool section of the webinar starts at 18:26 Please note that there will only be one submission per CoC, similar to the community planning updates that we have required in the past. Please read the instructions/participate in the webinar f

SOAR November eNews

November 2016 SOAR E-Newsletter CONTACT US SSA WEBINARS SOAR VOICES BLOG The SOARWorks Social Media Accounts Have Moved to SAMHSA! The SOARWorks Facebook and Twitter accounts have moved to the SAMHSA social media accounts! To stay up-to-date on the latest SOAR news and resources, like SAMHSA on Facebook and follow SAMHSA on Twitter ! We have enjoyed sharing resources, news, and events with the SOAR community over the past 4 years and look forward to connecting with you on the SAMHSA social media accounts. The SOARWorks Facebook and Twitter profiles will no longer be monitored and will be deactivated on Wednesday, November 23. Thank you for your support; keep SOARing with SAMHSA! New Resources on SOARW