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.
Andy* found it difficult to get through each day. He was homeless and had no confidence in himself. He saw no future at all. Framework's Potter Street emergency accommodation at Potter Street, Worksop, helped him.
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.
Kerry's life was out of control. She was hooked on cannabis and had attempted suicide. She was homeless and had no future. Framework helped her to get back into education and discover a future.
Darren was homeless,abusing drugs and alcohol and committing crime. He was estranged from his family and, by his own admission, heading back to prison. Framework is helping him take the right path.
Dan was depressed, drinking heavily and facing eviction. He was spiralling out of control and losing everyone he held dear. Framework helped him to stay in his home and get the help he needed.
Chris was struggling to make a fresh start after leaving prison. He was homeless and living a chaotic life-style. With support from Framework’s Targets service he is now living happily in his own flat – away from crime and closet to the support he needs.
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."
Chris was struggling to cope with issues of depression, mental illness and alcohol addiction when he was faced with eviction. Framework’s Solutions service helped him to remain in his home and get stable again.
Michelle lost many years of her life and her home to drug and alcohol addiction. She is now living independently and enjoying time with her family.
Rebecca’s relationship with her mum had broken down. She had nowhere to go and a lot to learn about life. Elizabeth House put a roof over her head and gave her sense of independence and self-respect.