The National Human Services Data Consortium (NHSDC) is an organization focused on developing effective leadership for the best use of information technology to manage human services. NHSDC provides information, assistance, peer to peer education and lifelong learning to its conference participants, website members and other interested parties in the articulation, planning, implementation and continuous operation of technology initiatives to collect, aggregate, analyze and present information regarding the provision of human services.

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2018 Fall Conference Registration & Call For Proposals is open!

The National Human Services Data Consortium (NHSDC) will be holding its Fall Conference on October 17-18, 2018 in Portland, Oregon. The theme for our Fall Conference is: “Start the Ignition: Implementing Changes for our Future”.

To access the 2018 Fall Conference registration page, Click Here.

To access the 2018 Fall Conference Call For Proposals page, Click Here.

NOTE: A conference agenda will not be available until session proposals are submitted and evaluated. We anticipate that the agenda will be finalized prior to the end of July. Please check back for updates.


Recommendation to Update Data Use and Retention Policies (Feb 02, 2017). Members recently raised concerns on emerging immigration issues and sought guidance from the National Human Services Data Consortium (NHSDC).  As developments unfold, these changed circumstances are relevant to every community dedicated to delivering social services that sustain life and protect households.  Individuals should carefully consider whether to retain data that may put the community and clients at risk. Read More…

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