July CES Scoop: Tips for Housing Providers, Assessors, Upcoming Training, and More

CES Scoop - Hennepin CoC Coordinated Entry

Housing Providers



Housing Providers: Remember to keep case manager contact information current in Coordinated Entry Event in HMIS.

Professionals in the Coordinated Entry System need to know who on your team is working with each client that gets referred to your agency. 

This helps assessors and others assist in making contact with the referral and provide other essential services.  

When you assign a case manager to work with a client or have staff turnover, update Coordinated Entry Event in HMIS


Housing Provider Contact Info


Online Referral Request Form

Referral Request Form

Need a referral to your housing program?

Use our new online Referral Request Form!

What Should I do in HMIS?

Step-by-Step HMIS Help


Do you struggle to follow all of the correct steps in HMIS? If so, you are not alone.

We created some new, intuitive guides to help! Check them out here.


Questions to Ask Before an Assessment


Before starting the assessment, you want to make sure Coordinated Entry is the best option for the client, and that now is the best time.

In this 2 minute microtraining you will learn 5 questions to ask before the assessment (and why they are good questions to ask).

Take the 2 minute training here

Upcoming Training


HMIS Training for Housing Providers: When and How to Exit Clients from Your Program

HMIS Training for Housing Providers

Date: Wednesday, September 21st

Time: 11:00 am - 11:30 pm

View Description and Register here


HMIS Training for Assessors: Progressive Engagement

HMIS Training for Assessors

Date: Wednesday, September 21st

Time: Noon - 12:30 pm

View Description and Register here


Coordinated Entry 101

Coordinated Entry 101

Date: Wednesday, September 7th

Time: 11:00 am - Noon

View Description and Register here.


Best Practices for Housing Providers

Best Practices for Housing Providers

Date: Thursday, September 8th

Time: 10:00 am - 11:30 am

View Description and Register here


Assessor Priority List Report


What is the Assessor Priority List Report?

A monthly report that tracks the number of clients added to or updated on the priority list by each assessor. 

View the report here.


More System Data from June

  • Clients assessed or updated: 217
  • Referrals made to Families housing providers: 54
  • Referrals made to Single Adult housing providers: 138