Showing posts from May 22, 2017

New Resources Available for Understanding Chronic Homelessness in Your CoC’s HMIS

HUD has developed a new series of three webinars to assist Continuums of Care (CoCs) and Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Lead Agencies understand how HMIS can be used to assist in identifying people who are experiencing chronic homelessness. The first of these three webinars is posted for your viewing, followed in three weeks by the “documentation” webinar, and in six weeks by the “reporting” webinar. Each brief video recording will provide detailed information about one of the following topics: Available now : Capturing information about a client’s living situation in HMIS needed to calculate their chronic homeless status. Every HMIS-participating project has to record clients’ living situation and disability status in HMIS at project entry based on information the client shares. This webinar assists HMIS Lead agencies and users understand how to navigate the relevant data elements in HMIS.   Coming Soon : Using HMIS to document a client’s chronic hom

JOBS: SSVF Program Administrator (Baltimore County, MD)

Job opportunity at Mosaic Community Services, Inc - SSVF Administrator (VET130) Title: SSVF Administrator                                                                  FLSA Status:  Exempt Department/Division: Supportive Services for Veteran Families Salary Range:  50k-55k General Summary : Works under the supervision of Director.  Demonstrates independent judgment and is responsible for overseeing the efficient daily administrative operations of the Supportive Services for Veterans and Families (SSVF) program.  Coordinates with the Director and Finance as appropriate, as part of assisting with the preparation, updating, and regular monitoring of budgets related to all aspects of SSVF, including staffing and administrative matters.  Oversees the regular coordination of collaboration with the VA, the C.O.C.s across the state, and all other pertinent agencies, attending all pertinent meetings as appropriate. Conducts internal reviews of program files

Registration Reminder: Best Practices for Project Set-Up in the eCon Planning Suite Webinar - May 23, 2017 - 1 PM EDT

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development's (HUD) Office of Community Planning and Development (CPD) is holding a Question and Answer (Q&A) Webinar for all State and Entitlement grantees on best practices to successfully set-up your Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS) Projects in the Annual Action Plan (AAP) section of the eCon Planning Suite. This webinar will provide an overview of how to properly set-up projects in the AAP, and effectively and efficiently align IDIS Activity accomplishment data with the goals in the Strategic and AAP. The webinar will also help participants avoid time consuming mistakes. Following the presentation, participants will be able to submit questions to HUD and technical assistance providers regarding the eCon Planning Suite and Consolidated Plan process. Participants will learn best practices for: Creating new projects in the AAP Adding existing projects previously created in IDIS Removing prio

Upcoming Webinars From Our Partners

Check out these upcoming webinars! 30 Minutes On: Essential Health Benefits Coverage is Essential Jointly sponsored by NHCHC , CSH, and NAEH Monday, May 22, 2017; 1:00-1:30 p.m. ET Learn about proposed changes to health care and the potential impact on vulnerable individuals in our communities in 30 Minutes On , a webinar series hosted by the National Health Care for the Homeless Council, CSH and the National Alliance to End Homelessness. Webinars are hosted every other Monday at 1 p.m. ET. Register Expanding Access to Housing - Innovations in the Field SAMHSA's Homeless and Housing Resource Network Monday, May 22, 2017; 2:30-4:00 p.m. ET Finding housing for people experiencing homelessness can be es