HMIS

Idaho HMIS Privacy Notice

Agency Name: El Ada, Inc. Community Action Partnership,

Programs: Housing Education and Leasing Partnership, VA Supportive Services for Veterans Families, VA Grant Per Diem

Address: 2250 S Vista Ave Boise Idaho 83705

Dated:  August 1, 2015

Version 08.15

This Agency participates in the Idaho Homeless Management Information System (HMIS)

This notice briefly describes how we may use and disclose information we have about you and how you can access that information.

Scope

This statement applies to Idaho HMIS, the Affiliated Service Providers having an agreement to access this HMIS, as well as Idaho Housing and Finance Association (IHFA) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). HMIS is a human services database that keeps track of the clients we serve and the services that we provide. We collect information that we consider to be appropriate or as defined in the HUD HMIS Data Standards.

Uses and Disclosures

  • Information you provide will be entered into the Idaho HMIS network system.
  • Information you provide will be used for administrative and operational purposes to improve, provide and coordinate services that can be offered you.
  • Information you provide will be used for functions related to payment or reimbursement for services.
  • Information you provide will be used to monitor program effectiveness.
  • Information you provide will be used to prepare reports and statistical information without Protected Personal Information.
  • Information you provide concerning physical or mental health problems will not be shared with anyone other than the HMIS System Administrator, the COC System Administrator, or this Service Provider, unless authorized by you.
  • Protected Personal Information will not be disclosed to any third-party, unless authorized by you.
  • Protected Personal Information will not be disclosed to any State or Federal Agency except as required by law; or to avoid a serious threat to health or safety.
  • Failure to provide the requested information may limit the Service Provider’s ability to provide services or refer you to other necessary services.

Your Rights and Choices

  • Determine the level of disclosure of your information; allow or refuse to share your information with affiliated service providers,
    May terminate the Client Privacy Notice & Release of Information Authorization at any time, by providing this service provider written notice.
  • Are entitled to a copy of this notice.
  • May request information on your records, profile and services information contained in the Idaho HMIS database.
  • Are allowed to view your record, have corrections made to your record, and file grievances if necessary.

Other Important Information

For more information contact the Idaho HMIS System Administrator.

We reserve the right to change this notice at any time.

This notice is not a legal contract.

We accept and consider all questions or complaints regarding HMIS Idaho

HMIS Security & Compliance Coordinator

Dave Rossow

Idaho Housing and Finance Association

208-331-4785

Toll Free 1-877-447-2687

Fax 208-331-4808

hmis@ihfa.org

http://www.ihfa.org/grants_hmisdocuments.asp

Philosophy

El-Ada meets people where they are, celebrates who they are, and helps them get where they want to be. It is poverty that is the problem, not people.

CONTACT US

ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM OPEN
APPOINTMENT LINE:
322-1242
Administrative Office
701 E 44th St
Garden City, ID 83714

(208) 377-0700
Boise Community Resource Center
2250 S Vista Ave
Boise, ID 83705

(208) 345-2820
Elmore County Office
585 N 3rd East
Mountain Home, ID 83647

(208) 587-8407
Owyhee County Office
15 W. Colorado St
Homedale, ID 83628

(208) 337-4812
ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM OPEN
APPOINTMENT LINE:
322-1242

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