Framework changes and, it is no exaggeration to say, changes people's lives. Everything we do is centered around the needs of the people we exist to support.
We hope that you find inspiration from the following case studies, which detial the lives of service users and the good work of our staff.
Ewa, a grandmother and former primary school teacher, was made homeless when she lost her job and her house was repossessed.
Tim, a hard-working family man who found himself sleeping on a park bench, is living proof that homelessness can happen to anybody.
Mark lost his job, his home and his sense of self worth after suffering a serious mental health breakdown. With the help of Framework’s Chatsworth House supported accommodation service in Sutton-in-Ashfield he is now confident of a far brighter future.
Wayne, who slept rough for more than two years, lost his job and his home when he succumbed to an all-consuming drug addiction.
Tony, who sustained a significant brain injury many years ago, has rediscovered his sense of independence, self worth and happiness since moving into Framework’s Chatsworth House accommodation in 2009.
Eighteen-year-old Joshua* was desperate for help and living rough on the streets of Nottingham until he called Framework’s Rough Sleepers' Hotline.
Rosaleen's life was plunged into crisis by the death of her partner. Unable to work because of her grief her rent arrears grew and grew until she was faced with eviction and homelessness.
Emma became homeless after suffering a severe mental breakdown. After spending four months in a secure unit she had no choice but to move to a homeless hostel in Mansfield – a place that was totally unsuited to her needs and detrimental to her wellbeing.
Andy ended up sleeping rough on the streets of Nottingham after a personal crisis led to the break-up of his marriage. We helped him to get back on his feet and look forward with optimism to the future.
Sammie was made homeless when his mother kicked him out of the family home just days before his 16th birthday. Framework helped him to get his life back on track.