Useful links

Resources for Case Managers and Persons Needing Assistance

  • Heading Home Minnesota: is a statewide initiative to end homelessness and is the umbrella organization for ten regional initiatives.

  • HousingLink: provides affordable housing vacancy information to ensure that low- to moderate-income families have access to this information, as well as, training and support to housing service agencies.

  • MinnesotaHelp.Info: is an online version of the 211 telephone service, providing a statewide directory of community services.

  • Bridge to Benefits/Covering All Families: is a multi-state tool that helps low-income families find and access services and tax credits for which they are eligible.

  • Corporation for Supportive Housing: provides a toolkit for Connecting Supportive Housing Tenants to Employment.

  • The DayOne Services : is a statewide network of domestic violence programs that connects domestic violence victims to safety in one phone call (1-866-223-1111).

HMIS Resources

  • HUD e-snaps:The electronic grants management system managed by HUD’s Office of Special Needs Assistance Programs (SNAPS). It supports the annual Continuum of Care (CoC) Program Application and the Annual Performance Reporting (APR).

  • HUD HDX: Homelessness data exchange website.

  • HUD Office of Community Planning and Development: OneCPD represents a fundamental change in the way the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) structures and delivers technical assistance for its community development programs.

  • Homelessness Analytics: The Homelessness Analytics Initiative (HAI) is intended to provide users with access to national, state, and local information about homelessness among the general population, homelessness among Veterans, risk and protective factors for homelessness, services and resources.

  • National Human Service Data Consortium (NHSDC): provides information and assistance for the best use of information technology to manage human services.

HMIS in other states

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