HIFIS Improvement Project

From time to time, we undertake larger-scale studies, soliciting feedback from communities on a particular issue and publishing detailed reports.

Current Project

Referrals & Service Transfers

  • Status: Live!

Our current project! We're working with the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness again to create some recommendations about referrals and service transfers.

Relay Baton

March 2022

Recommendations for Supportive Housing

  • Status: Under Review

This report, sponsored by the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness outlines a series of improvements related to a new proposed stand-alone housing module that will accommodate supportive and transitional housing programs.

Supportive Housing Cover

April 2021

Recommendations for Shelter Diversion

  • Status: Implemented in HIFIS

The Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness and ACRE Consulting, as members of the National HIFIS 4 Working Group, took the initiative to consult with communities and propose what Diversion could look like in HIFIS 4.

Diversion Cover

May 2018

Recommendations for By-Name Lists

  • Status: Implemented in HIFIS

ACRE Consulting was hired by the Canadian Alliance to End Homelessness to assess HIFIS 4 and to provide recommendations regarding modifications to support the integration and implementation of a quality By-Name List.

BNL Recommendations Cover

HIFIS Ideas and Feature Requests

This is a community area where we share ideas that we've had about new features for HIFIS. You're welcome to share your own ideas, or let us know what you think!

Known Issues

We keep a list of all the HIFIS issues that we know about. If you're having an issue, it may be helpful to identify whether it's something that another community is also experiencing, or if it's unique to you.

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