WISP News 9.18.2014

If You Haven't Yet....You Better!

If you haven't signed up for the WISP 5.11 Overview webinar, you better!  There are changes to the system that will affect how you need to capture data on your clients in ServicePoint.  The trainings are being held on 9/25.  *Space is Limited*
Below are links to register:

501:  WISP 5.11 Upgrade Overview

Thu, Sep 25, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

Thu, Sep 25, 2014 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM CDT

This webinar will provide an overview of the changes made in the ServicePoint Upgrade to 5.11.  These changes reflect the new 2014 Data Standards published by HUD.

Attending live webinars provide you the opportunity to participate in the question and answer session, however, a recording of the training will be available later that day if you are unable to attend.

State Shelter Subsidy Grant Application Materials Released

The 2015 State Shelter Subsidy Grant (SSSG) program application is now available through the Wisconsin Department of Administration, Division of Housing.    The deadline for applying for these funds is Friday, October 31, 2014.    The application and provisional award estimate are posted online at the following website:


Annual HMIS Security Training Reminder

Per the HMIS Policy and Procedure Manual, all Users are required to take Security Training Annually.  If you have not yet done so, please visit our website where a recording of the training has been provided for you.


Additional Upcoming Trainings


Fri, Oct 3, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM CDT

Guest Panelist - Corin Tubridy of West CAP

Corin will be discussing how West CAP uses the VI SPDAT in assessing, prioritizing, and enrolling clients in the appropriate housing related services.  She will also be discussing how it's working with shelters and program applicants in terms of their understanding of what the agency is doing, why and how they are navigating through arising issues.


This webinar is a review of experiences from conducting the VI SPDAT in WI. It is not a training on the assessment.


Prerequisite for the training is to view the VI SPDAT webinar via 100K Homes Campaign


340: ETH ART Report Training - the DSO Report

Tue, Sep 30, 2014 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM CDT

We heard you & we have made changes! This training will highlight changes made to the report to allow a user to run 1 report for multiple funding streams (ESG, HPP, and match). We will talk about the Division of Housing's report and how to complete it with the data found in the report. We will also have time for you to ask your questions. 

If you have to use this report or enjoy using this report, we strongly encourage you to sign up for this training!