Our accomplishments in the realm of homelessness include both technical and
non-technical clients as software can't always deliver the most appropriate
solution; sometimes you have to roll up your sleeves.
Here is a list of our technical clients:
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Transitional Assistance - Led the design of the new statewide HMIS system SHORE as well as conversion from approximately 50 different systems and uploads from 100 others.
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Department of Mental Health - Using AgencyDash.com as the data collection and reporting system for the statewide PATH grantee, Eliott Community Health Services.
- Brockton/Plymouth Continuum of Care - HMIS Technical Consulting
- Quincy/Weymouth Continuum of Care - HMIS Technical Consulting
And a list of our non-technical accomplishments:
- Matt Simmonds participated in the construction of 11 homes as a volunteer for Habitat for Humanity in Tennessee, South Carolina, Florida, and Maryland. He recruited 20 volunteers for his last trip to Florida and led the planning and fundraising for this effort.
- Matt Simmonds was a regular volunteer serving meals at Bristol Lodge Soup Kitchen in Waltham throughout college and received a national scholarship for his community service work that aided in paying for his tuition for the four years he was at Bentley College.
- Led the successful event planning to raise funds for Give Us Your Poor and Father Bill’s Place for three separate events.
- Simtech staff regularly volunteer for setting up at the annual Food Fest to benefit Father Bill’s Place in Quincy, MA.
- Matt Simmonds is the former chairman of the First Congregational Church of Milton’s Board of Benevolence and is now an active board member.
- Lead developer, Sean Dearnaley, wrote his thesis on using data to address the issues surrounding homelessness.