Showing posts from March 5, 2020

NAEH: Ask Your Representative to Support Increased Funding for Homelessness

Now that the President's FY 2021 budget proposal is out, the federal budget cycle is officially underway. And there's something you can do right from the start. Members of the House of Representatives are currently circulating a letter to their colleagues, which will eventually be presented to the leaders of the House Appropriations subcommittee that writes the funding bill for HUD. The letter will ask them to increase funding for HUD's Homeless Assistance Grants by 10 percent, to $3.1 billion . Current federal investment in homelessness is insufficient, so this increase is essential so that communities can continue to serve the number of people being pushed into the homelessness system each day.  This is where you come in. We need as many Representatives as possible to sign on to this letter. The more lawmakers who sign on, the greater chance we will have to increase the funding.  We must act now—the dea

COVID-19 AIRS Update

WellSky important update WellSky will be applying an AIRS code hotfix update before the end of business on Friday, March 5 th , 2020. This update will only include the COVID-19 AIRS code and COVID-19 AIRS target population. These codes are: Service Code: JP-1500.1700-150 Target Population: YF-3000.2193 WellSky is continuing to work on an update to apply the rest of the codes contained in the latest AIRS Taxonomy update. We will send out an announcement in the near future when we are ready to apply this update. Please create a case in the Customer Community if you have further questions. Copyright © 2020 WellSky. All Rights Reserved. 11300 Switzer Road, Overland Park, KS 66210

SAMHSA Headlines: Funding for Tribal Opioid Response

March 5, 2020 Subscribe SAMHSA Headlines—Your one-stop source for the latest from SAMHSA. Tribal Opioid Response Grants SAMHSA is accepting applications for Tribal Opioid Response grants (TOR). The program aims to address the opioid crisis in tribal communities by increasing access to culturally appropriate and evidence-based treatment, including medication-assisted treatment using one of the three FDA-approved medications for the treatment of opioid use disorder (OUD). In addition t

Boot Camp 2020: Full agenda announced

We are monitoring news about the coronavirus. At this time, the Boot Camp will take place in Overland Park as scheduled. For the latest updates, visit the Boot Camp home page . Now available: The full agenda for WellSky's Community Services (ServicePoint) Boot Camp View the agenda Join WellSky at the annual Community Services Boot Camp on April 21-22 in Overland Park, KS. This two-day event brings together HMIS leaders, community-based organizations, and I&R agencies to delve into all aspects of WellSky's software. The agenda offers topics for both new and experienced users, including beginning and advanced Qlik Sense reporting, set-up and use of the new Unit Manager module, general system administration, software configuration, and more. Your team will also be able to network with their fellow adm

HUD: FY 2020 CoC Program Registration Submission Reminder – Today, March 5, 2020 by 5:00 PM EST

Resources and assistance to support HUD's community partners Home Programs Resources Training FY 2020 CoC Program Registration Submission Reminder – Today, March 5, 2020 by 5:00 PM EST Collaborative Applicants must complete and submit the FY 2020 CoC Program Registration forms by 5:00 PM EST today if one or more of the following is true : CoC

VCP is hiring Veterans, VA proposes regulations to expand caregiver program, How to access urgent care via MISSION Act

VA Ranks Sixth in New Best Places to Work #VetResources  - for Veterans, their Families, Caregivers and Survivors SIGN UP  for this weekly newsletter.  VIEW/SHARE  as a page.  VA Podcast: Honoring Vietnam Veterans, MG James T. Jackson Veteran News Network:   Flu Shots, MyHealtheVet, VA Solid Start Program Photo of the week: We honor women Veterans, past and present Video of the week:  Women's History Month 2020 Veterans Curation Program trains and hires Veterans The Veterans Curation Program is a paid training initiative offering Veterans education about archaeological processing, professional growth and development assistance, including time and instruction for resume building and job searches.  LEARN MORE HIRE Vets Medallion Award application now open The 2020 HIRE Vets Medallion Award application is now open to employers until April