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.
'Think Again' case studies:
"Drugs became a big problem in my life, resulting in me losing my home, my daughter and all that I believed in. Sherwood Street in Mansfield gave me hope"
Allan, 41, was homeless. When he wasn’t sofa surfing he was living rough. He had no hope and no thoughts of a positive future…until he was helped by Framework’s Potter Street accommodation in Worksop.
Carl, 47, lost his home and his job to an alcohol addiction. He was homeless, sleeping rough, and at a low point in his life. He could see no future until he was helped by Framework.
Nineteen-year-old Chelsea was made homeless at the age of 17 when she was kicked out of home. She was living in a night shelter and struggling to cope. She saw no future for herself until she was offered a place at Framework’s Emergency accommodation in P
David was a chaotic alcohol abuser. He was severely depressed, saw no future for himself and “wanted to just die.” Framework’s Potter Street emergency accommodation in Worksop gave him a chance to change his life.
Deborah, 42, saw life as “one black hole.” She was struggling top cope with personal and emotional problems and at risk of losing her home. Framework's Moving Forward service helped her to address her problems before she got to that point.
Elizabeth is immensely grateful to Framework for the help it has given to her son, who is a paranoid schizophrenic. Framework’s Moving Forward team have helped him to thrive in his own home. Here, Elizabeth explains the difference they have made...
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.
Glenn was in an awful place and struggling to cope with life. He was facing homelessness and personal oblivion. Framework's Moving Forward Service "saved his life."
Ian was struggling to cope with three children. He was depressed and in severe debt and worried about losing the family home. Framework brought order to his life.