Homeless Individuals and Families Information System (HIFIS) is comprehensive data collection and case management system. It’s designed to support coordinated access by allowing multiple service providers to access real-time data.
The Unique Identifier List report generates a real-time list of people experiencing homelessness (sometimes known as a by-name list) and includes data related to housing history and service planning. By knowing who is currently experiencing homelessness and having information about their needs is essential for decision making with a Coordinated Access approach.
Navigating Change: Three Tools for Moving from Response to Resilience
In this webinar, Liz Weaver and Sylvia Cheuy share three approaches and tools that they often use to help communities and changemakers navigate change. These practical tools will provide you with insights about where you are currently and strategies to support your transition to a new horizon. Watch recording
During COVID-19, it’s more important than ever to prevent evictions and keep people housed. The Preventing Eviction Guide provides tips and resources for preventing eviction specifically in the context of COVID-19, as well as an overview of federal and provincial rental and financial aid.
WHAT WE'RE WORKING ON
Did you know? campaign
There are many myths and unknowns about Nanaimo’s homelessness crisis. These misconceptions impact how we respond to those experiencing homelessness, as individuals and as a community.
Our Did you know? campaign, launching in September, strives to educate the public about the many factors that contribute to homelessness. Each month, we’ll explore a topic around homelessness to help inform the community.
Homelessness Outreach with Canadian Mental Health Association
Street Reach, the homelessness outreach program at Canadian Mental Health Association Mid-Island (CMHA), focuses on two areas: outreach and providing rent subsidies. Read more
LGBTQ2S+ youth overrepresented in Canada’s homeless youth population
It’s estimated that between 25-40 per cent of youth experiencing homelessness in Canada identify as LGBTQ2S+ compared to 10 per cent of non-homeless youth.
The Indigenous Homelessness Circle is a community resource developed for Indigenous Community Entities, Indigenous Community Advisory Boards and Indigenous Service Providers in the homelessness sector across Canada to share information and receive news. It's updated weekly by the National Indigenous Homelessness Coordinator and centralizes Reaching Home updates and news pertaining to Indigenous Homelessness in Canada.
Have you registered your organization on HelpSeeker yet?HelpSeeker is an app that helps people in need find support and information right when they need it. Register now!