Welcome to the Framework blog, where you will find regular updates of our work, our wonderful supporters and the people we exist to support.
03 Apr 2013
Public support needed for Rough Sleepers' "life-line"
Framework’s Rough Sleeper Hotline provides a single, effective and easily accessible point of contact for the most vulnerable people. It really does change and, in some cases, save lives and we need your help to keep to open 24 hours a day.
26 Mar 2013
From sleep out to jungle trek - all in aid of Framework
This time last year I hadn’t even heard of Framework. I thought I knew what homelessness means but it seemed as far removed from me as leprosy. Surely I’m more likely to win the lottery than become homeless? It doesn’t happen to people like me.
19 Mar 2013
Street Outreach: delivering help to where it is needed
Communications officer Neil Skinner joined members of the Street Outreach Team in an early morning search for rough sleepers in Lincoln City Centre. Here he recalls an eye-opening, cold and surprisingly exhausting experience...
18 Mar 2013
Song for city's homeless
When 20-year-old singer-song-writer Frazer Lowrie agreed to play for us at the recent (and hugely well supported) Big Sleep Out we were just happy that he had taken the time and effort to come and play for us on what was a bitterly cold night.
14 Mar 2013
'Framework changed my life. I'm shaving off my hair to say thank you'
How far would you go to raise money for a cause close to your heart? How many of us, I wonder, would be willing to shave off all of our hair? But that's just what brave Roxanne is doing for us.
13 Mar 2013
Video: Fashion show for Framework
If you couldn't make it on the night and you have a few minutes to spare then take a look at this fantastic video of the recent Dedicated fashion show for Framework.
11 Mar 2013
Staff dig deep to learn about Framework
Staff at a leading Notts company got more than they bargained for when they decided to help Framework.
05 Mar 2013
So who had the Box Factor?
Some were mighty impressive. Some, if we’re being kind, were less so. Some appeared not to exist at all. What am I talking about? The entries to the Mansfield Big Snore Box Factor Competition!
01 Mar 2013
Commissioner on The Big Snore
Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping will face an uncomfortable night's sleep when he joins more than 120 others at tonight's Mansfield Big Snore. Here, he explains why he is taking part...
27 Feb 2013
Dedicated followers of fashion invite you to Framework fundraiser
Some will wear polka dots. Some will wear stripes. But all at Nottingham’s Creative Quarter will be dedicated followers of fashion on Saturday night as they put their best foot forward for homeless and vulnerable people.