New Victoria survival guide…

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The Coalition has released Victoria’s first Street Survival Guide. Made by those with street-life experience, for those experiencing homelessness. 

When Jerry M. was evicted from a recovery house in the early months of 2010, he had only three thoughts on his mind: food, shelter and storage. “I had to then start tapping into where I was going to sleep for the day, where I could eat,” he said. “The only thing that was available were the places to get food and that was it. That’s all I could access easily.”

Read the article: New Victoria survival guide full of usable resources for street community

Source: Victoria News

Author: Daniel Palmer

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