Showing posts from December 19, 2016

HMIS Program-Specific Data Manuals Available on the HUD Exchange for ESG, CoC, PATH, and RHY Programs

HUD and its Homeless Management Information Systems (HMIS) Federal partners from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Administration for Children and Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) have updated some of the HMIS Program-Specific Data Manuals posted to the HUD Exchange including: Emergency Solutions Grants (ESG) Program HMIS Manual   Continuum of Care (CoC) Program HMIS Manual   Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) Program HMIS Manual   Runaway and Homeless Youth (RHY) Program HMIS Manual These program-specific manuals are companion documents to the HMIS Data Dictionary and Data Standards Manuals. They do not change information about data collection or add any new elements to be collected; rather, they provide primary information and guidance for HMIS System Administrators on project set-up in the HMIS system and for organizations recei

News from the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness

Council Comes Together for Final Meeting of the Administration, Reviews Progress and Work Ahead Council Comes Together for Final Meeting of the Administration, Reviews Progress and Work Ahead    Our Council met for the last time during this administration on December 8. We want to offer our deepest appreciation to our outgoing members, including our Chair, Health and Human Services Secretary Burwell, and our Vice-Chair, Education Secretary King. Our meeting focused on the many contributions to the progress toward ending homelessness made by all of our 19 member agencies, as well as the critical work that remains to drive even greater progress and to achieve the end of homelessness in America. We look forward to continuing to partner with expert staff from across our member agencies, and to working with new leaders and members of the Council in 2017.   Data Spotlight: Family Homelessness and the Work Ahead Accordi