HIFIS is a system that helps service providers with their day-to-day operations. HIFIS supports data sharing to understand homelessness, while ensuring information security and privacy.
HIFIS is part of the federal government’s Homelessness Partnering Strategy. Communities use the data to understand local homelessness issues. The data informs decision-making to prevent and reduce homelessness. The Data is also helps create a picture of homelessness in Canada.