Training Guides and Manuals

Guides and Links for Clarity HMIS Users

Login to Cambridge HMIS 

HMIS Privacy and Security Training (recording)

Cambridge HMIS General Training Manual (PDF) – Issued to all new users in hard copy

End User Online Help Portal – This is Clarity’s dynamic, searchable wiki site that is updated regularly. It includes several video tutorials on basic user functions.

How to Run a Report in Clarity – Reporting information for HMIS Users and Case Managers

HMIS Workflow Instructions

Entering the Client ROI in Cambridge HMIS

Street Outreach Data Entry

Emergency Shelter Data Entry

How to collect data needed for Length of Time Homeless elements (HUD Training)

HMIS Data Standards and Related Manuals

HMIS Data Standards Manual (updated July 2017)

HMIS Data Standards Data Dictionary (version 1.2, released June 2017)

HMIS Manual for CoC Program

HMIS Manual for ESG Program

HMIS Programming Specifications for CoC (APR) and ESG (CAPER) (released June 2017)