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.
'Homelessness Prevention' case studies:
Rachel was using drugs and struggling to keep a roof over her head. She lost custody of her children and very nearly lost all hop for her future. Framework helped her to address her problems and keep a roof over her head. She is now dreaming of a much bri
Timothy was in crisis. He was struggling with debts and had just split from his partner. He had nowhere to go and was sofa surfing with family. Framework helped him to address his problems and apply for independent accommodation.
Julie was struggling to cope. She had no money and was worried for the future of her five-year-old son. Without the help of the Homelessness Prevention Service it is likely she would have lost her home as well.
Julie was, in her own words, a mess. She was drowning in debt and struggling with alcoholism and mental illness. She was neglecting herself and was at the point of losing her home to repossession. Framework helped her.
Isobel, 54, cannot read or write. When letters started arriving about her benefit entitlements and threatening her with eviction she had no idea where to turn for help. Framework helped her stay in her home and end what she described as a "nightmare."
Mr & Mrs Wesley
Mrs Wesley has been a full-time carer to her husband since he suffered a debilitating stroke. As a result she suffered financially and emotionally and almost lost her home to debt and mortgage arrears. Framework helped her to stay in her home.
Claire, who has medical issues that prevent her from working, feared eviction and homelessness when things got on top of her. Framework's Homelessness Prevention Service helped her to stay in her home.
Martin faced the frightening prospect of homelessness after falling seriously ill. Framework’s expert legal advice helped him to remain in his Worksop home and continue his recovery.
Pensioner Joan came within a whisker of losing her home after a dispute with a sub-prime lender.
Winsome, a hard-working mother and grandmother, was faced with the risk of homelessness because of long-term illness. Framework's Crisis Team helped her to avoid the threat of repossession and move on with her life.