Homeless management information system (HMIS)

Open Doors Homeless Coalition serves as the HMIS lead for in the six southern-most counties of Mississippi: Harrison County, Jackson County, Hancock County, Stone County, George County, and Pearl River County. AWARDS by Foothold Technology functions as the HMIS database used by member agencies in the community to document housing and services activities. There are 126 users of the database. The database maintains confidentiality of the recipient of services while ensuring that no duplication of services occurs in the area. The data measure client-level progress through the homelessness services system, program level performance, and system effectiveness.  If you are interested in participating in HMIS, please call Patti Guider at 228-205-7046.

Links to data

  • Point in Time Count: 2019 PIT and a graph of PIT progress

  • System Performance Measures

  • Stella Performance: infographics of system data