What We Do

Center on Children, Families and the Law-UNL (CCFL) is the lead agency administering the Homeless Management Information System (HMIS) for Nebraska's Lincoln Continuum of Care and for the Balance of State Continuum of Care.

CS-MIS uses Internet-based technology to assist homeless organizations capture information about the consumers they are serving and the services provided.  HMIS is mandated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).  Our HMIS is managed through "Bitfocus".

What is Clarity

Clarity is the proprietary software of Bitfocus. It is a web-based client tracking and case management software owned by Bitfocus. Additional software enhancements are available for purchase from the software vendor. These enhancements can be purchased by vote of the NMIS Board for a shared cost. Members can purchase additional software enhancements that are not approved by the NMIS Board. All software enhancement purchases will be made available to all participating agencies.

Internet access to the software is limited to agencies participating in the NMIS. The NMIS Partnership will protect NMIS data to the utmost of its ability from accidental or intentional unauthorized End User modification, disclosure, or destruction.