Showing posts from February 7, 2018

Register Now: FY 2017 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program Requirements Webinar - February 15, 2018

Next week, on February 15, 2018, HUD will conduct a webinar to inform potential applicants for HUD’s FY 2017 Youth Homelessness Demonstration Program (YHDP) Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) about program requirements. In this year’s YHDP competition, HUD will award $43 million of FY 2017 funds to up to 11 communities–five of which will be rural–to reduce the number of youth experiencing homelessness in participating communities. During the webinar, HUD will provide attendees the opportunity to ask questions about program and application requirements. Who should attend : Continuums of Care (CoCs) and other stakeholders interested in ending youth homelessness Date and Time : 1:00 – 2:00 PM Eastern Time, February 15, 2018 Register for the webinar . For more information, frequently asked questions, and community planning resources, visit the YHDP page .

New Publication: Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants

Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants SAMHSA has released a new tool to assist health care providers in caring for pregnant women and new mothers with opioid use disorder and their infants. The new publication, Clinical Guidance for Treating Pregnant and Parenting Women with Opioid Use Disorder and Their Infants , includes 16 fact sheets, with each fact sheet containing four elements: clinical scenario clinical action steps supporting evidence and clinical considerations web resources SAMHSA developed the Clinical Guidance to meet an urgent need among health care professionals for reliable, useful, and accurate information when caring for these populations. Learn More and Read the Guidelines

HUD Updates the HOME IDIS Training Manual for PJs

HUD has published an update to the HOME IDIS Training Manual for PJs to show HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Participating Jurisdictions (PJs) how to set up, fund, draw funds for, and complete HOME activities in the Integrated Disbursement and Information System (IDIS). Topics related to these HOME-specific processes are also covered. Updates to the manual include information on the newly added deadline compliance screens and functionality enforcing the new requirements on local account funds. Please be advised that this manual is intended for staff with a working knowledge of the HOME Program. Regulations, guidance, and FAQs for HOME can be found on the HOME web page . Additional HOME questions related to IDIS should be directed to the CPD Representative in your local HUD Field Office.  

The NEWSWIRE - February 2018

                                                            The NEWSWIRE Mediware Housing and Community Services  February 2018 In this Issue Insights from the Industry Development News Lessons from the Experts: Upcoming Qlik Sense Webinar ART Gallery Updates Let Our Consultants Help Customer Spotlight: How one organization gets the most from ServicePoint Save the Date Tips & Tricks: Inactivating a Provider Insights from the Industry Housing and Homelessness In December 2017, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released the Longitudinal System Analysis (LSA) to software vendors. The LSA significantly expands the scope of the Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR) and is set to begin w

Mod Rehab Talk Office Hours

Starting on February 8, 2018, HUD’s Office of Recapitalization (Recap) will host “Mod Rehab Talk” office hours for Moderate Rehabilitation (Mod Rehab) owners to schedule times to speak with HUD staff one-on-one to discuss their properties, questions about Rental Assistance Demonstration (RAD) conversion, preservation strategies, and the RAD application process. Owners will be able to sign up for individual 30-minute sessions with HUD staff during designated times each week on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:00 - 4:00 PM EST. After this initial call, owners who need further consultation and guidance may be referred to TA providers for on-call direct TA. Sign up today for one of the 30-minute sessions . You may also sign up on the RAD and Multifamily Housing Preservation pages on the HUD Exchange. In addition to these scheduled sessions, you are always welcome to contact HUD Recap staff by emailing at your convenience to discuss your property and RAD conversion

Announcing the 2018 Criminal Justice TA Awards

Plus the SAMHSA SOAR TA Center is Hiring! CONTACT US SSA WEBINARS SOAR VOICES BLOG 2018 SOAR Criminal Justice Technical Assistance Awards On January 17, 2018, the SAMHSA SOAR TA Center announced the second round of recipients of the SOAR Criminal Justice (CJ) TA Awards! Six agencies were awarded support from the SOAR TA Center to develop SOAR implementation plans in CJ settings. The awards focused exclusively on CJ settings and agencies that provide services to people who are justice involved. Through this award, recipients will be able to improve their efforts in connecting individuals leaving correctional facilities to needed resources. Each awardee will receive an on-site planning meeting, participation i