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Central Office
2113 N. Wisconsin St
Racine, WI 53402

Phone: (262) 637-8377
Fax: (262) 637-6419

Skills Enhancement

 

The Skills Enhancement Program is a locally designed workforce development program that assists working, low-income individuals obtain the skills needed to compete for living wage jobs. The program assists with tuition, books, and training-related transportation and child care costs that participants could not otherwise afford.
 
Racine/Kenosha Community Action Agency offers the Skills Enhancement Program to residents of Racine and Kenosha counties whose incomes are at or below 150% of the federal poverty income guidelines. To be eligible, participants must be working at least 20 hours a week while enrolled, and must pursue training for occupations that pay a living wage and typically offer employer-sponsored health insurance.
 
 

  

 

 

Consumer Notice


HMIS User Agreement

 

HMIS USER POLICY, RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT & CODE OF ETHICS
 

The Wisconsin Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) is a collaborative project of the four Wisconsin Continua of Care (CoC) – Balance of State, City of Madison/Dane County, Milwaukee City/County, and Racine City/County – the HMIS Lead Agency, and participating Partner Agencies. HMIS is an internet-based data collection application designed to capture information about the numbers, characteristics and needs of homeless persons and those at risk of homelessness over time.

 

USER RESPONSIBILITIES
 

The specific responsibilities of Wisconsin HMIS users are listed in Section 2.1 of the HMIS Policies and Procedures.  Additionally, users must abide by all other provisions of the HMIS Policies and Procedures Manual. This manual and its attachments document HMIS privacy, security and data standards, and requirements for data entry. If a user has a client account in the HMIS, the user is prohibited from editing their own file. Users are prohibited from editing the HMIS accounts of their immediate family members.

 

USER CODE OF ETHICS
 

Users must ensure that their clients are made aware that their personally identifying information will be entered into the Wisconsin HMIS. Partner Agencies may require clients to provide explicit or implicit client consent. Users must follow the consent requirements of their Partner Agency. Users must allow their clients to decide what personally identifying information, if any, can be entered into the HMIS and shared with Partner Agencies. Client consent may be revoked by that client at any time by a written notice. * No client may be denied services for failure to provide consent to share HMIS data. * Clients have a right to inspect, copy and request changes in their HMIS records.

 

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