- Guides and Training Manuals
Date Published: September 2019
The Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness (PATH) Program HMIS Manual is intended to support data collection and reporting efforts of Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) Lead Agencies and PATH Program grantees. This manual provides information on HMIS program setup and data collection guidance specific to the PATH Program. This manual only addresses the use of HMIS for the PATH Program.
The guidance provided in this document aligns with requirements around using HMIS as stated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and refers to the data elements required for PATH in an HMIS as established in the FY 2020 HMIS Data Standards. This document is not intended to replace the HMIS Data Dictionary or the HMIS Data Manual, but to complement them and relate PATH Program-specific requirements. This document is not a replacement for any specific program guidance, requirements, regulations, notices, and training materials on the PATH Program.