Welcome to the Framework blog, where you will find regular updates of our work, our wonderful supporters and the people we exist to support.
22 Aug 2014
'It's amazing to see the difference learning new skills can make'
The Workshop, in Bulwell, provides high quality training for unemployed people in a wide array of skills – from painting and decorating to DIY and bicycle maintenance. But it's goals are more far reaching than merely finding new skills. This blog explains
21 Aug 2014
VIDEO - homeless women throw Victorian garden party.
Colville House is an accommodation service for women affected by homelessness. It provides a temporary home for vulnerable women who have nowhere else to go and who require intensive support to escape the troubles of their past.
01 Aug 2014
Searching for rough sleepers
Finding rough sleepers can be tough - I took a tour with the street outreach team to learn more and visit some hotspots.
31 Jul 2014
Framework at Pride - proud to be part of the celebrations
Nottinghamshire Pride is one of the busiest and most vibrant events of the year – so it was the perfect place for us to tell people about what we do.
24 Jul 2014
'Welcome scrutiny on damaging bedroom tax'
Last week the Deputy Prime Minister put the cat amongst the pigeons by watering down the Lib Dems’ support for the bedroom tax. This is not before time, as its negative impact on the most vulnerable people in our communities is now well documented.
22 Jul 2014
Helping homeless migrants - an example to follow
A report published last week urged local councils in the East Midlands to make wholesale changes in the way they adapt and cope to the arrival of foreign migrant workers. It also praised Framework's approach to helping those who have fallen on hard times.
18 Jul 2014
A thank you to our fantastic volunteers
People volunteer for Framework for all kinds of different reasons, but whatever their motivation they all do a fantastic job, which is why we held a barbeque at our Mansfield allotment this week to say a huge thank you to them. Read on to see video interv
14 Jul 2014
'How employment with EVE Trades is helping me to change my life'
At EVE Trades we are dedicated to helping unemployed, vulnerable and excluded people into training and employment. This is why we are supporting Nottingham City Council’s Peer Mentor programme and helping people like Ryan.
11 Jul 2014
Experiencing Work at Framework
Our recent work experience students share there experiences...
24 Jun 2014
'She and her child would have been homeless without our help'
Framework’s Housing Crisis Service is a last resort for people at immediate risk of eviction, repossession, or anything else likely to lead to homelessness. Based in Nottingham City Centre, the service seeks immediate solutions to life-changing problems.