Welcome to the Framework blog, where you will find regular updates of our work, our wonderful supporters and the people we exist to support.
10 Mar 2014
VIDEO: SmartMove – a smart solution to housing homeless people
How do you house a person at risk of homelessness? Traditionally the answer to this question has been “with great difficulty”. Framework's SmartMove initiative is overcoming the problems faced by homeless people in the private rented sector.
04 Mar 2014
Notts County Council vote through budget cuts
Tough decisions ahead as we adapt to our new funding environment
24 Feb 2014
Record amounts raised for Framework in Christmas colections
In the lead up to Christmas, we called on for volunteers to give an hour at one or more of Framework's local street collections. Approximately 132 volunteers found time to brave the cold and raised an incredible £4764.
22 Feb 2014
'Framework allowed me to focus on my future'
Another fascinating first-hand account today from Framework’s supported accommodation for young people in Sutton-in-Ashfield, bringing to an end a week of stories from the front-line of our work with homeless young people. Today it's 16-year-old Paige.
21 Feb 2014
'Framework has changed my life'
More real life stories today from our supported accommodation at Outram Street, Sutton in Ashfield. Today 18-year-old Harriet speaks about her life before Framework, and how its staff have helped her to plan a positive future for the first time in her lif
19 Feb 2014
'I didn't see a future, only a life of crime'
This week we’re giving readers of our blog a unique insight into the lives of the homeless young people we support at Outram Street, Sutton in Ashfield. In this post we hear from 17-year-old Rosie and 25-year-old Tiffany.
18 Feb 2014
'Without Framework I would be dead'
This week we’re giving readers of our blog a unique insight into the lives of the homeless young people we support at Outram Street, Sutton in Ashfield. In this post Liam talks bravely about his past and how he has been helped by Framework.
15 Feb 2014
'Outram Street and me' - how Framework is changing young lives
In July 2011 17 new units of supported accommodation were opened in Sutton-in-Ashfield to support vulnerable young people. In the nearly three years since the project has change dozens of lives. In a series of blogs this week we'll be letting some of its
14 Feb 2014
Mental Health and Homelessness
This weekend we'll have 24 hours of as live tweeting from Hughendon Lodge which accommodates people with serious mental health problems. In the mean time find out more about what Framework does to support people with mental health issues across the board.
07 Feb 2014
Moving on with public support
Helping homeless people to forge new and independent lives is difficult. We work hard, with public support, trying to ensure that the people we support will move away from homelessness for good.