Skip to main content Skip to site navigation

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity (SOGI) Data Collection
For SUD Contracted Treatment Providers


The following materials were shared with providers during a technical assistance online meeting on March 14, 2018. As of March 15, 2018, substance use disorder (SUD) providers are expected to begin SOGI data collection using a paper form (see SOGI form below). On April 1st, 2018, SOGI data collection will officially go live for SUD providers in AVATAR. Please utilize the resources below for implementation in SUD programs.

1. AVATAR SOGI Preview Screenshots – This is what the questions will look like in AVATAR.
2. SOGI Form - Between March 15 and March 31, 2018, please print and use this as a form to capture SOGI data. Please begin entering SOGI data into AVATAR as of April 1st.
3. Provider Readiness Assessment Results Summary - Providers were asked to share about their program staff’s “readiness” to implement SOGI data collection. This is a summary of the results. The information will be used to assess for and plan training and technical assistance to programs.

Resources for Program Staff

More information on SOGI can be found here. Please contact your analyst if you have any questions. You can also contact Annette Pakhchian or Erica Britton.