Additional forms include Client Consent Forms which must be signed by each client entered into HMIS and HMIS Assessment Forms (including, intake, exit, and annual assessments).
Participating Organization Forms
Each participating organization must sign the HMIS Participating Organization Agreement and all users of that organization must sign the HMIS User Agreement before being granted access to the LA/OC HMIS.
Client Consent Forms
Participating Organization must obtain informed, signed consent prior to entering or accessing any client protected personal information (PPI) into the LA/OC HMIS using the Consent to Share PPI Form. Clients that provide permission to enter personal information allow the agency to share client and household data with participating organizations in the region through the Interagency Data Sharing Consent Form. Consent forms must be stored in client records for auditing purposes.
Services will not be denied if a client chooses not to include personal information. If a client refuses to provide consent, the User should not include any personal identifiers (such as first name, last name, social security number, date of birth, etc.) in the client record; Instead, User should include a client identifier to recognize the record in the system.