Welcome to the Framework blog, where you will find regular updates of our work, our wonderful supporters and the people we exist to support.
14 Aug 2018
Government's £100m strategy to end homelessness - too little, too late
Yesterday the government unveiled its £100m strategy to tackle rough sleeping on England's streets, and to bring an end to the problem by 2027. Extra money is welcome and will be put to good use, but it seems too little and too late.
03 Aug 2018
Framework and Nottingham Forest – building better futures together
Nottingham Forest Football Club is known the world over. We are thrilled that they are supporting our work throughout the 2018/19 season and leading the community response to homelessness and social exclusion.
19 Jul 2018
A new identity for Framework
From today you will notice a change in how Framework presents itself as a charity. Here's what we've done and why.
17 Jul 2018
A lot can happen in 100K
Kate understands the importance of positivity and staying focused when there's a lot that could make you feel otherwise. She took on 100K for Framework.
22 Jun 2018
Staff and service users in Mansfield march
Framework staff and service users walked through Mansfield to raise awareness of people living with learning disabilities.
20 Apr 2018
The French Connection – sharing best practice on Mental Health
Over the last few days local voluntary sector agencies have been helping to shape the future of mental health provision in France.
13 Apr 2018
Celebrating our workforce at the AFTAs 2017
In December 2017 we held our sixth annual staff awards, the AFTAs, to celebrate and reward the achievements of our staff and volunteers.
21 Feb 2018
Trust after Oxfam – a resource we must protect
As a charity we depend absolutely trust - he trust placed in us by our service users, our supporters and the trust placed in us by the people who commission our work. As the ongoing Oxfam scandal makes clear, charities must be held to higher standards.
07 Feb 2018
Rough sleeping, Davos and the power of money
Recently I attended a rough sleeping conference in Nottingham that clashed with the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. It got me thinking about the complex nature of street homelessness and what can and can't be achieved with money alone.
01 Feb 2018
A final act of support for a dying former service user
As Framework staff our job is to help service users to make the most of their lives. It's always hard when somebody we have worked with passes away, but in one recent case we were at least able to carry out some final acts of support and care.