The Syracuse/Auburn, Onondaga, Oswego and Cayuga Counties Continuum of Care implemented a Coordinated Entry process has established Coordinated Entry Policies and Procedures Manual that details the process for ensuring that the most vulnerable individuals will be given priority to housing programs. The VI-SPDAT and other assessment tools, located on ServicePoint, is used to assess shelter residents and determine vulnerability and need for housing.
Coordinated entry resources for service providers:
CE Training Presentation – First half contains information about the coordinated entry system, types of programs that clients enter through the CE system. The second half consists of technical information about making and receiving coordinated entry referrals through the CNY HMIS system.
How to make and close coordinated entry referrals in HMIS A short document on creating and coordinated entry referrals in the HMIS System, using the new Coordinated Entry Assessment workflow in HMIS.
Guide to the new coordinated entry list – A document detailing the contents of each referral list and referral error list contained in the weekly coordinated entry list.
Chronic Homelessness Documentation Information (from HUD):