Showing posts from July 3, 2018

NHSDC Fall 2018 Conference - 2 New Data Institutes Added - Registration Now Open

HMIS Data Maturity and Data Analytics Institute To successfully change the homeless service system and improve projects, the community needs reliable and comprehensive info

HDX Version 2.0 Beta Testing Now Available

HUD created the new Longitudinal Systems Analysis (LSA) report to enhance the ability of communities to review their Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) data and to streamline how Continuums of Care (CoCs) provide their aggregated HMIS data to HUD for the Annual Homeless Assessment Report (AHAR). HUD has developed a new platform for the submission of the LSA, the Homelessness Data Exchange, Version 2.0 (HDX 2.0) , and opened it for communities to preview and test prior to the next official submission period. Communities will have until Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at 8:00 PM EDT to preview and test the site in a beta version. Beta Test Schedule and Information In order to give all CoCs time to get familiar with the new platform, the HDX 2.0 will be open until July 31, 2018. During this period CoCs will be given an opportunity to log into the site, explore the new layout and functionality, and upload a sample dataset. We invite your feedback on the process via

It's Time to Collect SOAR Outcomes!

2018 SOAR Outcomes Collection Data Submission Deadline: Tuesday, July 31, 2018 It's that time of year again! The SAMHSA SOAR TA Center is collecting outcomes on SSI/SSDI initial applications and appeals with decision dates in FY 2018 (July 1, 2017 -June 30, 2018). If you are not sure which method your state uses to collect outcomes, please contact your State Team Lead. Remember that every approval is a life transformed.  Thank you for all the amazing work that you do!  Please do not hesitate to reach out to the SAMHSA SOAR TA Center at if you have any questions.