Welcome to the Framework blog, where you will find regular updates of our work, our wonderful supporters and the people we exist to support.
25 Feb 2015
Lincoln Legal Highs Ban - an example for others to follow
The issue of legal highs is back in the news this week, as the City of Lincoln became the first in the UK to ban their consumption in public. Whilst it won't end their use, it is a step in the right direction and an example to others.
12 Feb 2015
Hospital Outreach - stopping rough sleeping with early intervention
A disproportionate number of street homeless people present to A&E departments. Shockingly, 70 of them end up back on the streets when they are discharged. Framework is attempting to break this cycle with a specialist hospital outreach role.
30 Jan 2015
The Big Snore Postponement
This has been a week of contrasts. The week started with the news of a wonderful donor’s desire to leave a significant legacy gift to Framework in aid of local homeless and vulnerable people. The week has finished on a more disappointing note.
13 Jan 2015
Accommodating people in need - the challenges
Building homes for homeless people is not always easy, and proposals can meet with a great deal of opposition. We tackled this issue in our latest annual report document, and reproduce our article in this blog.
19 Dec 2014
Framework on film - 2014
What’s the best thing about working for Framework? Seeing the positive changes in the people we support. The answer really couldn’t be simpler. These videos help to explain why.
16 Dec 2014
Carols and smiles as young people deliver jars of hope to councillors
Christmas shoppers in Matlock were entertained by homeless young carol singers yesterday – as they delivered a timely reminder to Derbyshire County Council about the possible consequences of proposed funding cuts.
09 Dec 2014
Making Work Work - Impact Briefing 2014
If you attended Framework’s third annual Impact Briefing last week we hope you went away with a greatly expanded idea of what we do to help vulnerable people into work – how we do it and why.
21 Nov 2014
VIDEO - how we helped Lynn closer to employment
On Tuesday, December 2 we’ll be hosting our annual Impact Briefing at The Albert Hall, Nottingham, focussing on our efforts to help people into employment. This video explains how we helped Lynn to find work.
14 Nov 2014
Changing lives through employment
On December 2nd Framework will be hosting its third annual Impact Briefing, which will this year focus on how we help people into employment. This blog highlights how this work really does change lives.
10 Nov 2014
What does home mean to you?
Home can be a comforting refuge in times of upset, A base to build a family and somewhere to share fun and good times. What would happen to you if you didn’t have your home? How would that make you feel?