The Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) is the primary repository for client level data for consumers of homeless services in the County of Ventura. The HMIS allows the Continuum of Care to analyze data from within the homeless system and evaluate essential information related to the provision and assessment of services provided within all levels of the Continuum of Care, including outreach and prevention, emergency shelters, transitional housing and permanent supportive housing.
Below, please find information for providers on using HMIS:
Ventura County HMIS Standard Operating Procedures
The Ventura County CoC created the Ventura County HMIS Standard Operating Procedures to outline the roles and responsibilities of all agencies and persons with access to VCHMIS data. The SOP and its attachments contain important and useful information about the ways in which VCHMIS data is secured and protected. All Providers using the VCHMIS are required to read this document in full and train every end user within its agency and programs to understand its contents.