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.
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.”
Tony was homeless and had a serious drug problem. Framework’s Sherwood Street accommodation in Mansfield “helped him beyond words” and allowed him to completely change his life.
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.
Robert was homeless. He was sofa surfing and sleeping rough. Framework’s Potter Street Emergency Accommodation complex in Worksop helped him to make a massive change in his life. He is now living independently.
Ann Louise, 30, was sleeping rough in a tent in Mansfield. She was hooked on Heroin and was in very poor health and fearing death. Framework accommodated her and helped her address her problems.
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.
Terry’s all-consuming drug addiction cost him his home, his family and very nearly his life. At his lowest point he actually longed to go to prison.
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.