News and Announcements

Looker Updates

  • Looker: March 2017 Update

    There have been a ton of new and exciting features added to Looker in the last few months. We are excited to highlight a few of them here. Improved Looker Links to Clarity Human Services Schedule to sFTP Community Queue in Looker Audit Clarity Human Services Users New Calculated Dimensions Dimension/Measure Descriptions Expanded Looker Features in Clarity Human Services Improved Looker Links to Clarity Human Ser...

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System Administrators Mailing List

  • 4.7.2017 - Upcoming Webinars on HMIS Privacy Policies

    Privacy policies impact everything we do in Human Services. As a system administrator, you know the challenge of ensuring your policies are clearly and accurately defined, documented, and maintained. Whether you're drafting your policies for the first time or looking to update your current policies, we have a couple upcoming webinars that may be helpful to you. Details below.Data Privacy 101 for Human ServicesTues...

  • 4.4.2017 - Residential Move-In Date Field Update

    Please note that there will be an update this week within the Clarity Human Services Enrollment, Status, and Exit screens regarding the HUD HMIS Data Standards Element 4.17 Residential Move-In Date. This update will appear for the standard system screens associated with rapid re-housing projects. The field In Permanent Housing will be removed, with only the Date of Move-In field appearing on the screens. Additiona...

  • 3.31.2017 - [HUDX-226] Annual Performance Report [2017]

    As of April 1, 2017, HUD will begin requiring CoC Program grant recipients to submit their APR data through a new online database—the Sage HMIS Reporting Repository. Communities will no longer submit APRs in e-snaps. This change will apply to all CoC homeless assistance grants, regardless of when they were initially funded.If the APR was due before April 1, 2017, and you were late submitting, you will need to subm...

  • 3.17.2017 - 2017 PATH Annual Report Early Release

    We are pleased to announce the early release of the updated PATH (Projects for Assistance in Transition from Homelessness) Annual Report in BETA mode to all users of the Clarity Human Services software. Our team has developed the PATH APR based on specifications provided to us by HUD, and in alignment with requirements for reporting from HMIS as stated by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administrati...

  • 3.09.2017 - March 2017 Feature Update

    Clarity Human Services is excited to announce another feature update! In addition to general tweaks and enhancements, this release comes with new and improved features in the following categories: Coordinated Entry: Support for Sharing Groups Bed Inventory: Multiple Seasonal Inventories Enhanced Public Listing Based on Sharing Groups Enabled Non-Federal Funding Source to Be Tied to Projects Custom Assessment Proc...

  • 2.27.2017 - Completed Screen Cleanup

    On February 24-27, Bitfocus conducted a screen cleanup of outdated System Screens within Clarity Human Services. The purpose of this cleanup was to optimize the system for all users, and to help communities maintain compliance with the most recent data standards updates. Please review the summary of this cleanup below.The following changes were made: 1. The following Standard System Screens were removed completely...

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Feature Enhancements

  • Clarity Human Services: June 2017 Feature Update

    Release Rollout Begins: June 12, 2017 Release Final: June 21, 2017 Release Highlights In addition to general tweaks and enhancements, this release comes with new and improved features in the following categories: Ability to Delete a Client Profile Picture Forced ROI on Attendance Send Users Reminders of Items in Community Queue Referrals: Ability to Edit Outcome Referrals: New Expired Status Referrals: Sorting Ab...

  • Clarity Human Services: March 2017 Feature Update

    Release Rollout Begins: March 6, 2017 Release Final: March 15, 2017 Release Highlights In addition to general tweaks and enhancements, this release comes with new and improved features in the following categories: Coordinated Entry: Support for Sharing Groups Bed Inventory: Multiple Seasonal Inventories Enhanced Public Listing Based on Sharing Groups Enabled Non-Federal Funding Source to Be Tied to Projects Custo...

  • Clarity Human Services: December 2016 Feature Update

    Clarity Human Services is excited to announce another feature update! This feature update further enhances the functionality and security of Clarity Human Services. As such, it is important to review this article in order to understand these changes. Each update is explained in detail below. This update primarily features changes in regards to the new HUD 5.1 XML Data Standards as we are continuously working to en...

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  • Clarity Human Services: September 2016 Feature Update

    Clarity Human Services is excited to announce another feature update! This feature update further enhances the functionality of Clarity Human Services. As such, it is important to review this blog in order to understand these changes, as your Clarity Human Services software will have new features for you to enjoy. Each update is explained below. This update primarily features visual and usability changes. We’re...

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  • Clarity Human Services: August 2016 Feature Update

    Clarity Human Services is excited to announce another case management software feature update! This feature update further enhances the functionality of Clarity Human Services. As such, it is important to review this blog in order to understand these changes, as your Clarity Human Services software will have new features for you to enjoy. This feature update is a little unique, as it does not introduce many visual...

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  • Clarity Human Services: January 2016 Feature Update

    Clarity Human Services is excited to announce another case management software feature update! This feature update further enhances the functionality of Clarity Human Services, and is tailored for Coordinated Assessment activities. As such, it is important to review this blog in order to understand these changes, as your Clarity Human Services software will have new features for you to enjoy. For example, we have ...

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