Showing posts from October 30, 2020

(WellSky) Webinar: The Future of Homelessness Data

Discover the full potential of HMIS data to help end homelessness. Webinar: The Future of Homelessness Data Thursday, November 12 at 2 pm ET / 11 am PT The movement to end homelessness will require increased coordination among homelessness professionals, healthcare providers, and government. Sharing data more effectively throughout a community will play a critical role in this coordination. Register for this webinar, presented by Gerry Leslie from the Michigan Coalition Against Homelessness, to examine five emerging trends that may soon revolutionize the way we care for clients: Multiple data systems (not just HMIS) will collect information on homelessness. Homelessness data will be integrated with other systems. Privacy and governance will look at the "big picture" of data use

(WellSky) WEBINAR: WellSky system administration orientation

The purpose of these webinar sessions is to welcome new system administrators to the family and set them up for success, insofar as understanding how to interact with WellSky staff, and how to use the various tools we've made available to them for communicating with us. WEBINAR: System Administration Orientation for WellSky Community Services Friday, November 6 at 3 pm ET / Noon PT  We want to help new system administrators of WellSky Community Services (ServicePoint) hit the ground running! Join us for this one-hour orientation that will direct you to all the resources that can help you succeed. Hosted by the WellSky account team, this session will cover: Support requests Customer Community resources Upgrade procedures Training opportunities Communications, roadmaps, and more

(SSVF) Program Update Friday October 30, 2020

From: Supportive Services for Veteran Families Date: October 30, 2020 at 1:50:26 PM EDT Subject: SSVF Program Update Friday October 30, 2020 Topics: NEW: FY2021 VA Data Guide RESOURCE: VA Medical Legal Partnerships REMINDER: SSVF 2020 Virtual Permanent Housing Conference – Registration is Now Open REMINDER: Sign-up for VHA Homeless Program Office Monthly Newsletter & Email Updates NEW: FY2021 VA Data Guide The updated VA Data Guide describes data management expectations for SSVF grantees that are required to participate in HMIS.  The guide conveys information regarding the tools needed to properly meet HMIS requirements and manage program data.  The reporting requirements in 38 CFR 62.71 have been designed to provide VA with the information needed to assess the outcomes associated with grantees' programs.  As a result of this, VA anticipates grantees' programs will assist in reducing the number of Veteran families who are homeless or at risk of

(NAEH) New CDC Partnership May Provide COVID-19 Vaccines for Seniors in Affordable Housing

Best Practices A practical newsletter for people ending homelessness. New Partnership Between CDC and Housing Providers May Provide Vaccine Access to Seniors in Affordable Housing The CDC's new " Pharmacy Partnership for Long-Term Care Program for COVID-19 Vaccination " program provides end-to-end management of the COVID-19 vaccination process. While first priority will be given to health care workers, first responders, and vulnerable people in nursing homes

(HUD) COVID-19 Resource Digest for Homeless Providers – October 30, 2020

Resources and assistance to support HUD's community partners Home Programs Resources Training

(USICH) Bi-Weekly News

New Resources for Communities ‌ ‌ October 29, 2020 Trauma-Informed Care + Affordable Housing = Housing Stability U SICH Unveils Federal Strategic Plan to End Homelessness This month USICH released a new Federal Strategic Plan “Expanding the Toolbox: The Whole-of-Government Response to Homelessness” . The plan places focus on increased self-sufficiency and a dramatic reduction in homelessness across America. Read the Plan