Welcome to the Framework blog, where you will find regular updates of our work, our wonderful supporters and the people we exist to support.
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.
01 Jun 2015
VIDEO - Volunteering at Framework
In National Volunteers' Week we’re asking people to challenging people to think of how they can help Framework – and how Framework can help them. This video features feedback from Framework volunteers, who explains what motivates them, and what they get
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.