Homeless senior ‘dying on the street’: Rev. Al Tysick
Rev. Al is asking for everyone to come together with creative solutions to help Gywn Rees – one of Greater Victoria’s hardest-to-house.
Life on the street is becoming increasingly difficult for 75-year-old Gwyn Rees, who is coping with a large cut over one eye and bruises on his face after being beaten up last week. But, despite help from Vancouver Island Health Authority’s Assertive Community Treatment mental-health outreach team, the senior is continuing to live on the streets and is banned from Victoria’s homeless shelters and VIHA’s Sobering and Assessment Centre.
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Source: Times Colonist
Author: Judith Lavoie