HUD standards require that each participating program must post a sign at each intake desk or comparable location that explains generally the reasons for collecting HMIS information. Consent of the individual for data collection may be inferred from the circumstances of the collection. These sample posters are based on HUD sample wording for such a poster.
Download from here: CONFIDENTIALITY AND THE MAINE HMIS
HUD standards require that each participating program must make information regarding the organization’s privacy and confidentiality practices available to clients. This sample privacy brochure covers privacy and confidentiality in much the way similar brochures cover medical confidentiality in a doctor’s office.
Download from here: HMIS Privacy Brochure DRAFT SAMPLE