Welcome to the Framework blog, where you will find regular updates of our work, our wonderful supporters and the people we exist to support.
'Nottinghamshire' blog posts:
10 Oct 2018
Sleeping Out to Say Thank You
Carol's son Richard has been helped by Framework over the years. Now she's sleeping out to raise money to help rough sleepers and give something back.
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.
31 Oct 2017
Three steps to helping homeless people
Rough sleeping in Nottingham is at an all time high, and associated issues like begging and drug misuse are causing concern in the city. We know that people want to help, so we're proposing three simple ways for them to do so.
20 May 2016
Wellness in Mind – early intervention for mental health
Getting the right help at the right time for mental health issues can be challenging and daunting. That's why we have set up Wellness in Mind, a new service to connect Nottingham to better mental health.
12 May 2016
My Transatlantic homelessness exchange
Two weeks ago I arrived from the US to take part in an international exchange programme in the UK. I have been working with the Framework Street Outreach team in Nottingham to learn more about their work.
05 Jan 2016
Framework's view on Nottingham 'homeless camp'
Framework Chief Executive Andrew Redfern details his thoughts on the on-going 'homeless camp' in Nottingham.
17 Nov 2015
A small cut with a disproportionate impact
Today members of the House of Lords will debate the Welfare Reform & Work Bill. It is extremely important to Framework and other smaller specialist housing associations because it threatens substantial cuts to our income and our ability to support vulnera
12 Jun 2015
Food poverty made me feel ashamed
We're seeing more people affected by food poverty. That's why we're supporting the Stomach This conference at Parliament on June 18 - to bring this problem to the forefront of the political agenda. This is Mark's story.
04 Jun 2015
VIDEO - 'Being blind doesn't stop me volunteering with Framework'
Kay has been registered blind since she was a child. She is also one of Framework’s longest-serving and most active volunteers. In this video she explains her work with us and talks about what motivates her.
03 Jun 2015
VIDEO: 'Volunteering at Framework helped me change career'
Sam was working as a waiter when he decided he wanted a change in career. By volunteering with Framework he boosted his skills, developed himself as a person and hit upon a realisation that he wanted to work with vulnerable people.