Showing posts from November 29, 2016

New Resources on Documentation of Chronic Homelessness

November 28, 2016 HUD has recently posted two new resources on the HUD Exchange on the Definition of Chronic Homelessness. The following new materials are available via the Chronic Homelessness landing page : Flowchart of HUD’s Definition of Chronic Homelessness – This tool guides you through HUD’s Chronically Homeless Definition through mostly “Yes” or “No” questions, providing an interactive way to help understand who meets the definition and what documentation requirements apply.   Sample Chronic Homelessness Documentation Checklist – This sample checklist provides an optional way to help record Chronic Homelessness for those projects that need documentation of Chronic Homelessness (like a Permanent Supportive Housing program that exclusively serves the Chronically Homeless). This sample checklist would not be needed in projects where this requirement is not in place (like an Emergency Shelter). This tool is a sample, is not required by HUD, and has be

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FY 2016 YHDP Competition: Deadline Reminder

There are 2 days remaining until the application submission deadline for the Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) . The FY 2016 YHDP Applications are due Wednesday, November 30, 2016 by 11:59:59 PM EST . Communities should allow ample time to complete the FY 2016 YHDP Applications, and not wait until the last minute to submit the Applications in HUD strongly recommends that Collaborative Applicants submit their applications at least 24 to 48 hours before the deadline. See Section IV. Application and Submission Information of the FY 2016 YHDP NOFA for application submission and timely receipt requirements for the FY 2016 YHDP Competition. Questions If you have questions related to the YHDP NOFA, please submit your questions to the CoC Program Ask A Question (AAQ) portal and specify in the subject line that the question is about YHDP. To submit a question to the CoC Program AAQ portal, select “CoC Program” from the “My question is related to” drop down l

SOAR Webinar: Yes, You Can Work!

In this webinar, to be held this Wednesday, November 30 at 3:00pm (ET) , the SAMHSA SOAR TA Center, the Social Security Administration (SSA) and SOAR leaders will share empowering and myth-busting information about working while applying for and receiving SSA benefits. Presenters will provide information on SSA work incentives and resources available to applicants and beneficiaries. We will share our new Yes You Can Work flyer and conversation guide written for providers to use in the field when discussing the benefits of work. You will also hear from a local SOAR provider who will share their experience providing integrated SOAR and employment supports in the community.   Presenters: Kristin Lupfer, Project Director, SAMHSA SOAR TA Center, Policy Research Associates, Inc. Rachel Vincent, Employment Policy Team, Office of Research, De

Bowman Systems NewsFlash: ServicePoint® 5.12.35 is Now Available!

Having problems viewing this message? Click here to view it in your browser. SUBSCRIBE 11/28/2016 ServicePoint® 5.12.35 is Now Available! 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: AHAR Updates Applied 11/23/2016

Having problems viewing this message? Click here to view it in your browser. SUBSCRIBE 11/28/2016 AHAR Fixes Applied on 11/23/16 We have applied a database function update for the AHAR Report submission. This does not require an upgrade and is live on your site now provided you are on version 5.12.24 or higher. Please note that per HUD: "The deadline for final submission of 2016 Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) data for All Persons and Veterans has been extended to Thursday, December 8, 2016, at 11:59 PM PST to accommodate the need for data resubmissions in response to changes to Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH) and Emergency Shelter (ES) canned reports. Please keep an eye out for possible vendor announcements about patch releases and the need to resubmit some of your data. The deadlin