Updates

RTFHSD COVID-19/Coronavirus Resources

The Regional Task for on the Homeless (RTFH) has compiled information on the COVID-19 virus that includes guidance, info graphics, toolkits and checklists to help you prepare, respond and recover from the virus. Keep updated by County Public Health HUD “Disease...

Online CES New User Training

Hello CES Community, Due to the recent COVID-19 crisis, RTFH cancelled all in-person CES New User trainings and postponed the availability of future trainings. We understand there is a need for new staff to be trained in order to best serve our homeless community...

HMIS-CIE MPA Update: Verbal Consent

Hello HMIS users, Recently a process for accepting verbal consents for CIE has been made available. Previously it was announced that only a signature would allow the HMIS-CIE MPA to share to CIE. This is no longer the case and verbal consent is now also accepted by...

New MPA FAQ and Guidelines

New MPA FAQ Hello HMIS users, Since the launch of the new MultiParty Authorization (MPA) today we have gotten a number of great questions. To help make it easier to answer those questions and deliver to you the most pertinent information, we have created a Frequently...

Interim Clarity/HMIS New User Training (4/8/2020)

Due to the recent COVID-19 crisis we have postponed/canceled all upcoming in-person training sessions. Although we want to make sure we are upholding best community practices by cancelling these in-person trainings, we understand that users still need HMIS training in...

New MPA Launch 4/1/2020

Hello all HMIS users, Wednesday April 1st we go live with the new MultiParty Authorization (MPA) that consents clients into both HMIS and CIE. This is an exciting time and we wanted to follow up to make sure you were prepared for Wednesday’s launch. What happens...

COVID-19 Shelter Screening Tool Available in HMIS

Hello all HMIS users, This update is to inform you that the San Diego County COVID-19 Shelter Screening Tool has been made available to all agencies within HMIS. The posted tool can be found here:...

2020 Coordinated Entry Updates Extension

Hello HMIS users, Last week we released our Coordinated Entry (CE) Updates Webinar and Quiz. Since then, HUD has announced an extension to the deadline for when these Coordinated Entry (CE) elements need to be implemented in HMIS. The new deadline for implementation...

Multiparty Authorization Update: HMIS and CIE

The RTFH HMIS team has developed a brief update video to explain the changes coming to the MPA. These changes go into effect April 1, 2020. Please review the video here. The link to the video can also be found under HMIS Training & Support on the HMIS...

2020 Coordinated Entry Updates Webinar & Quiz

Hello HMIS Users, HUD released the FY 2020 HMIS Data Standards in October 2019. Included in these most recent data standards updates were some new data elements that directly impact the Coordinated Entry workflow. Our Coordinated Entry System is continually...

Emergency Protocol Update : HMIS Consent

Hello HMIS Users, The RTFH has created an emergency/disaster protocol in regards to HMIS to support emergency response and continuity of care for clients during an emergency or disaster. This protocol was developed to support your agency’s Continuity Of...

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