All paper forms for explaining the process, signing a Release of Information, and completing the assessment
Step-by-step training for recording VI-SPDAT survey results and information in the Homeless Management Information System
The D.C. specific VI-SPDAT translated in Spanish (still requires signed Release of Information)
Step-by-step training for recording Full SPDAT assessment results in the Homeless Management Information System.
Frequently asked questions of the more than 130 communities using SPDAT
The DHS No-Fee Birth Certificate Program is a partnership with the DC Department of Health, designed to lower the barrier to obtaining a birth certificate for District-born residents who have experienced homelessness.
Learn how to avoid the top 10 most frequently observed HMIS mistakes when conducting VI-SPDATs
How to take your VI-SPDAT assessments to the next level, from lessons learned through our first 5,000 assessments
A "How To" guide for housing navigators seeking to obtain important identification documents required for housing
How to enroll veterans with the Washington, D.C. VA Medical Center
The DBH Pre-Lease Package, Wait List Application and Zero Income Statement (if applicable) required for Home First II
The HIPAA-Compliant Release of Information utilized in D.C. (also included in the "Assessment Packet")
20 peer-reviewed journal articles on the nationally adopted best practice of Housing First supported by our president's Strategic Plan, HUD, VA, USICH, NAEH, SAMHSA and locally by TCP, DHS, DBH, ICH and our mayor
Peer-reviewed journal articles informing and reflecting how VI-SPDAT and SPDAT represent best practices in D.C. and more than 130 other communities nationwide
Key components and messaging for Rapid Rehousing for single individuals