Governance

Mission Statement

Improve the homeless service system by establishing and maintaining an information sharing database that fosters cooperation, aids in better planning, and creates accurate information about homelessness in the state of Utah.

Standard Operating Policies

This document is meant to provide standard Policies and Procedures for HMIS implementation on all levels. It also provides the framework for the ongoing operations of the Utah Homeless Management Information System (UHMIS). The Project Overview provides the main objectives, direction & benefits of UHMIS. Governing Principles establish the values that are the basis for all policy statements and subsequent decisions. Operating Procedures provide specific policies and steps necessary to control the operational environment and enforce compliance in data quality, data coverage, and compliance with the multiple grant requirements.

Contents

  1. Introduction and Project Overview
  2. HMIS Participation
  3. UHMIS Privacy Policy and Data Sharing Policy
  4. Data Security Policies and Procedures
  5. Monitoring and Compliance
  6. Training and Technical Assistance
  7. Data Entry Policies and Procedures
  8. UHMIS Governance
  9. Glossary of Terms and Useful Acronyms
  10. HMIS Job Descriptions
  11. References
  12. Appendices

 

Click here to read the HMIS Standard Operating Policies & Procedures.