Ideas and Feature Requests
Supportive Housing in HIFIS 4: Recommendations Report
In the spring of 2021, the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness and ACRE Consulting, having recently submitted a proposal for a new shelter diversion module in HIFIS, decided to turn their attention to the issue of housing in HIFIS 4. This attention was spurred by several factors:
- The fact that Reaching Home-funded agencies will soon be required to use HIFIS 4, and that some eligible activities do not clearly align with the available HIFIS modules (including transitional housing and permane…
Diversion in HIFIS 4: Recommendations Report
The HIFIS 4 Working Group meeting in September 2020 confirmed shelter diversion as one of the top priorities for new features. This builds on previous discussions, which have consistently found shelter diversion as one of the top 3 gaps in HIFIS 4 (along with street outreach, and prioritization which was implemented in HIFIS 4.0.59).
Built for Zero Canada and ACRE Consulting, as members of the HIFIS 4 Working Group, took the initiative to consult with communities and propose what Diversion coul…