Our team truly believes in the power of data. NH-HMIS is the vehicle we use to help drive additional funding to better serve our clients. We look forward to working with you all to help NH meet, and even exceed its HMIS goals.

Service Point 4.0 Head of Household Data Quality Issue

There have been a few cases of individuals who have received data quality report errors when entering youth into a household. We are posting a PowerPoint that should help explain the correct procedure for entering Head of Household (HoH) data into HMIS. This PowerPoint will walk you through, step-by-step, for entering client household data along with screen shots for the process.

If you still have challenges with entering household data into HMIS and the PowerPoint hasn’t solved the problem then please open a support ticket. Thank you.

Update: HMIS Software upgrade to ServicePoint 5

As you probably already know the New Hampshire Homeless Management Information Systems will be updating to Service Point 5 this summer.

Training “Save the Date” email were sent out on Tuesday, 4/24. If you did not receive this message please contact the HMIS team.

The EventBrite Registration link will be sent out shortly, every HMIS user will need to register for this Mandatory & free training.

Point-in-Time 2012

Conducting a Point-in-Time (PIT) Count is important to all communities. The count is a tally of who is homeless on a given night and provides a snapshot of who experiences homeless throughout the year. The PIT also help the Department of Housing and Urban Development to keep track of national trends in the homeless population.

HMIS News: New Hire

Shane Fisher, recent hire to the HMIS team, is from Manchester N.H. He has 3 years of experience in the homeless field and understands the fundamentals of working in a non-profit setting. He understands the concepts of collaboration to maximize efficiency in the workforce. Shane has made IT part of his life for the last 14 years and hopes to add some of his personal strengths to the team along with allow the potential to grow. He can be reached at s.fisher@harborhomes.org or at extension 1254.

The HMIS Software Upgrade Update

The New Hampshire Homeless Management Information Systems will be updating to Service Point 5 this summer. The upgrade will likely occur over the weekend of August 17th. The End User and Agency Administrator training will likely take place weeks prior to the upgrade.

Please watch for additional information about the upgrade.

Please share this information with all agencies. Thank you.

Computer Requirements for ServicePoint 5

Annual Homelessness Assessment Report (AHAR)

The State of NH submitted all Regular and Veterans data on time.

There are 7 categories for each of the Regular and Veterans data per COC.

The categories are Emergency Family, Emergency Individual, Transitional Family, Transitional Individual, Permanent Family, Permanent Individual and Summary.

HUD has just announced that they have accepted 20 of our 21 categories for the Regular and 20 of our 21 categories for the Veterans. Our data reviewer commented that we should be very proud of this, we did better than many (States) he review.

NH-HMIS Policies and Procedures Manual

Click the link below to review the

This link was removed and updated with a newer version.

The HMIS Software Upgrade

HMIS Software upgrade to ServicePoint 5

Please watch for additional information about the upgrade.

Training will be provided as we near the upgrade date.

Please share this information with all agencies. Thank you

Computer Requirements for ServicePoint 5

HUD Reporting

The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development, also known as HUD, is a Cabinet department in the Executive branch of the United States federal government. Although its beginnings were in the House and Home Financing Agency, it was founded as a Cabinet department in 1965 as part of the "Great Society" program of President Lyndon Johnson to develop and execute policies on housing and metropolises.

NOTICE: HPRP Fax number change

HPRP Agencies,

Due to some circumstances beyond our control, the HPRP fax number will be replaced with (603)589-5074. The current number (603) 584-9158 will remain active up until Tuesday, October 4th, 2011. Both the old and new number can be used up until then.

We apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

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