United Way of Ponca City, Inc. is the lead agency and host site for the North Central Oklahoma Continuum of Care ShareLink Homeless Management Information System (HMIS). ShareLink HMIS utilizes ServicePoint, a web based application, to capture client level information and coordinate case management of services for individuals experiencing homelessness or near homeless in the service area. The HMIS system connects agencies who offer shelter, housing, and prevention services in eight counties-Creek, Garfield, Grant, Kay, Noble, Osage, Pawnee, and Payne County. All Emergency Shelters and HUD funded programs are recording client data, case management and services provided in HMIS. Currently, there are 9 agencies utilizing HMIS with 27 programs and over 14,868 unduplicated clients that have been entered into the system for North Central Oklahoma Continuum of Care. These clients have received over 49,850 services from the agencies reporting in HMIS. Some of these services include food, shelter, clothing, transportation, counseling, case management and bill payment assistance. HMIS is funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development for Continuum of Care. ShareLink HMIS database has merged with three other Eastern Oklahoma continua’s (Northeast, Tulsa and Southeast) who report their client data in ShareLink HMIS. Currently HMIS has over 114,500 unduplicated clients.
For more information about HMIS or North Central OK Continuum of Care, contact Melisa Brumley, HMIS Coordinator, at (580) 765-2476 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org