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.
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
Danniella, 22, from Newhall, Derbyshire, was homeless after her chaotic life-style led to her eviction from her council tenancy. With the help of SAFE she has completely turned her life around.
Becky* has mental health difficulties that place her at greatly increased risk of becoming homeless. She was struggling to keep a roof over her head until she was helped by Framework.
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.
Eighteen-year-old Jack was homeless and living rough. He saw no future for himself apart from prison or death. Framework’s Elizabeth House emergency accommodation helped him on a path of education and profound change.