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Homeless Management Information System

Homeless Management Information System

The Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) is an electronic database used to hold information on characteristics and needs of homeless individuals and families. Utilization of the system gives a snapshot of Tuscaloosa's homeless population, information about services currently used, and the potential for additional services that may still be needed. HMIS also helps track chronically homeless clients and those placed in supportive housing.

2018 Continuum of Care Grant Competition

The West Alabama Coalition of Care announces the opening of the 2018 Grant Competition for Continuum of Care funds. Please read the FY 2018 Continuum of Care Notice Of Funding Availability for information on how to apply. To ask questions email The deadline to submit applications is August 10, 2018 at 5 P.M. This opportunity is open to organizations providing shelter or services to homeless populations within Tuscaloosa County. You may review the 2018 Ranking Tool by downloading this document.

The competition has closed. Click here to view how the funds were awarded.

To review the Renewal Project Applications accepted for the FY 2018 CoC Program competition click on the application link. 

Click Here to review the Official AL506 Collaborative Application submitted to HUD for FY 2018 CoC Competition. 

2019 Continuum of Care Grant Competition

The West Alabama Coalition for the Homeless (WACH) announces the 2019 competition for Continuum of Care Program funds.

Eligible projects are as follows:

  1. Permanent Housing;
  2. Transitional Housing;
  3. Supportive Services Only; and
  4. HMIS.

The deadline to apply is August 26,2019 at 5 P.M. Please Review the NOFA here. To apply or ask questions send an email to WACH President Karen Thompson at



  • Oversees agencies within the Continuum of Care that utilize HMIS in order to receive funds from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)
  • Connects individuals or families that experience homelessness or are at risk for homelessness with available resources to obtain or maintain housing

Kimberly Montgomery

Mailing Address

P.O. Box 2089
Tuscaloosa, AL 35403

Physical Address

2201 University Blvd.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401

Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm