Framework changes and, it is no exaggeration to say, saves 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 detail the lives of service users and the work of our staff.
"My landlord was trying to evict me illegally, and had told me that I had until the end of the month to get out."
Nicholas' life was spinning out of control. Support from the Framework Street Outreach Team helped him get his life back on track.
Standing firm in our support
Some of Framework’s longest-standing supporters explain the origins of their support for the organisation.
When Paul was in hospital a rogue landlord evicted him illegally so he had nowhere to go when he was discharged
Andy and Michelle
Andy and Michelle, who met in a winter night shelter, were sleeping rough in Nottingham.
Dean, 24, has learning difficulties and was rough sleeping in Nottingham after the breakdown of family relationships.
“I slept rough for 20 years – mostly around Lincolnshire. It’s hard to explain to people why I lived that way for so long but I really wanted to support myself."
Geoffrey, 60, had lived a fairly traditional life before a mental health crisis pushed him to the edge of oblivion. He had lost his family, his home, and all hope for a happy future. Framework, he says, not only changed his life…they saved it too.
Kayleigh’s history of offending and drug use were ruining her life and taking a huge toll on her family. Framework helped her get her life back together with specialist support for people with offending histories.
Mark slept rough in a secluded roadside clearing near Lincoln for nearly nine years. He was helped by members of the Street Outreach Team to complete a remarkable transformation and move to a flat just a few miles away.