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.
'Womens Services' case studies:
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.
Michelle was in “total despair” when she was first helped by Framework. She was homeless, addicted to alcohol and drugs, estranged from her family and tired with life. With the help of Framework’s Potter Street service she is now living independently.
Paul was in and out of prison - committing crime to fund his drug addiction and his living costs. He was homeless and, in his own words, “a total mess.” Framework helped him to find suitable accommodation and helped him to be stable again.”
Michelle felt like “the bottom had dropped out of her world” when her relationship broke down and she became homeless. Framework’s Russell House emergency accommodation service in Newark helped her to rebuild her life. This is her remarkable story…
Thomas was homeless. He was deep in debt, sofa surfing and his life was going nowhere. Without the help of Russell House in Newark he believes he would have become street homeless.
Jason, 41, was homeless with his partner in the Mansfield area. When the couple weren’t sofa surfing they were living in a tent and placing themselves in danger. Framework’s Sherwood Street Accommodation in Mansfield has helped them to “live again.”
Alex* was trapped in an unhealthy cycle of drug, alcohol abuse and jail. His relationship with his family was broken and he was on a down ward spiral towards street homelessness and oblivion. Russell House in Newark has changed his life.
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.