What is HMIS?
HMIS stands for Homeless Management Information System. HMIS is a web based data management tool that provides client and service tracking and reporting. Communities that receive federal funding for homeless programs and services are required to track their data in HMIS.
How does HMIS benefit the community?
- Better service to clients – HMIS provides comprehensive case history and improves communication between service providers
- Planning and evaluating – HMIS helps our community evaluate programs and direct resources
- Applying for funding – Data is used to illustrate needs, trends and gaps
What is the Council for the Homeless role in HMIS?
- The Council for the Homeless is the HMIS System Administrator for Clark County. Our staff provide training, equipment, licenses, reports, and manage data quality.