Chair ~ Vacant
NEW CHAIR NEEDED
HMIS Administrator ~ Melissa Kopf ~ email ~ firstname.lastname@example.org
The Homeless Management Information System Committee is responsible for planning, coordinating, and evaluating the implementation of HMIS for the LCCoC. The HMIS committee is also responsible for data collection and processing, as well as making recommendations to improve the process to the Membership. The committee will be comprised of five LCCoC members in good standing, who have utilized or utilize HMIS. The HMIS committee will (Article III Section 2):
1.) Recommend to the LCCoC a single Homeless Management Information System for the geographic area.
2.) The HMIS Chair will be responsible for HMIS user agreements.
3.) Review, revise and approve a privacy plan, security plan, and data quality plan for HMIS.
4.) Ensure consistent participation of recipients and sub-recipients in the HMIS.
5.) Ensure the HMIS is administered in compliance with requirements prescribed by HUD.
The Coordinated Entry System (CES) Working Group will assist the HMIS Committee with:
The CES working group shall assist the LCCoC in establishing either a centralized or coordinated assessment system that provides an initial, comprehensive assessment of the needs of individuals and families for housing and/or services.
The working group shall assist the LCCoC Membership in developing a specific policy consistent with the requirements established by HUD to guide the operation of the centralized or coordinated assessment system to address the needs of individuals and families who are fleeing, or attempting to flee, domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, or stalking, but who are seeking shelter or services from non-victim service providers.
The working group shall also make recommendations to the General Membership regarding discharge planning to ensure to serve that current and appropriate agreements are in place with local institutions that may release individuals into a situation as opposed to homelessness.