Welcome to the Framework blog, where you will find regular updates of our work, our wonderful supporters and the people we exist to support.
26 May 2015
Video - Troubled Lives: Mandy's Story
Mandi spent many years on the edge of society - trapped in a cycle of homelessness and alcoholism. She is finally getting the help she needs and is living proof that people with multiple needs can change the direction of their lives if the right help is a
22 May 2015
VIDEO - Troubled Lives: Vince's Story
Vince was a prolific offender with an alcohol addiction and a history of homelessness and mental ill-health. He is now living independently and working, but is supporting our campaign in the hope that people like him can access better and more immediate h
17 May 2015
Dominoes and Bingo – a perfect recipe for Mental Health awareness!
As part of a series of actions for National Mental Health Awareness Week (11 to 17 May) Framework visited Nottingham’s African Caribbean National Artistic Centre (ACNA) on Monday to discuss the links between mental health and homelessness.
15 May 2015
Haven House - 'how we are helping people in mental health crisis'
What happens to people in mental health crisis? Where do they go and what help do they receive? Haven House, a new crisis house service in Nottingham operated by Framework, is helping to change local answers to these questions.
14 May 2015
VIDEO - Keith's story of mental health and homelessness
Keith is one of hundreds of people experiencing mental ill-health to be supported by Framework to avoid the threat of homelessness. In this video he explains how our specialist Moving Forward Servcie helped him.
12 May 2015
Homelessness and mental health - breaking the cycle
As Team Leader at Framework's Nottingham Moving Forward Team, I help people experiencing mental health difficulties to deal with the problems that can lead them to become homeless. In national Mental Health Awareness Week I thought I'd say a bit more abou
11 May 2015
Focus on Recovery – Framework’s approach to Mental Health
We work with hundreds of people experiencing mental health difficulties, providing specialist accommodation and community-based support services across Nottinghamshire. In national Mental Health Awareness Week, I want to explain more about our work.
07 May 2015
VIDEO: Simple Change for Troubled Lives. Why should we care?
Why should we care about 60,000 people with multiple needs living seriously troubled lives? Because it's costing us all dearly.
20 Apr 2015
Now is the time for Simple Change on Troubled Lives
Framework Chief Executive Andrew Redfern explains a new campaign to improve outcomes for people living with multiple and complex needs, explaining how five simple changes could have a huge impact.
31 Mar 2015
Prison and homelessness – a cycle that needs to be broken
Given the right set of circumstances at the wrong time, homelessness can happen to almost anyone - but people leaving prison are at far greater risk than many others.