Person—financial assistance type, homelessness code N
Identifying and definitional attributes
|Metadata item type:||Data Element|
|Short name:||Financial assistance type (homelessness)|
|Registration status:||Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018|
The type of financial assistance provided to a person by a specialist homelessness agency, as represented by a code.
|Data Element Concept:||Person—financial assistance type|
Value domain attributes
Collection and usage attributes
|Guide for use:|
If the client presented as part of a couple and both clients benefitted, then record half of the amount on each client form if possible. If it is not possible to split this amount, record the whole amount only on one client’s form. If vouchers are given instead of cash the value of the voucher is to be recorded.
This data element is collected in whole dollar amounts. If vouchers are given instead of cash, then record the value of the voucher. Record the value in Australian dollars.
The response definitions for this question are listed below.
CODE 1 Payment for short-term or emergency accommodation
CODE 2 Payment for establishing/maintaining a tenancy
CODE 3 Payment for training/education/employment
CODE 4 Payment for accessing external specialist services
CODE 5 Other payment
Data element attributes
|Related metadata references:|
See also Person—financial assistance amount, total Australian currency N[NNNN] Housing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010, Homelessness, Standard 23/08/2010, Community Services (retired), Standard 17/11/2010
Supersedes Person—financial assistance type, homelessness code N Housing assistance, Standard 23/08/2010, Homelessness, Superseded 10/08/2018
|Implementation in Data Set Specifications:|
Specialist Homelessness Services financial assistance type and amount cluster Homelessness, Standard 10/08/2018