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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

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Anna Byatt on the power of participation

A social care crisis is taking place

The IFN has been operating for almost 40 years, but now looks set to close its door immediately

Cost-of-living crisis shows no signs of abating

Charity provides victims and families with court visits to help ease stress and anxiety

Epilepsy Scotland has been forced to stop its only in-person Aberdeenshire based support group due to lack of funding.

Two former tenant board members passed away last month. 

A more humane, less bureaucratic system has been established in Scotland

Scotland-based charity The HALO Trust are one of the two groups involved in the programme.

The groups say this is the only way to comply with the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2417

Derek Mitchell on how debt touches every aspect of our lives

Fiona King argues that the 2024/25 Scottish Budget misses a critical opportunity to make further progress on child poverty

Charity legacy income rose by 8% to £3.9billion in the year to the end of June 2023.

Carole Brunton and Ian Hope each bring a wealth of agricultural experience and knowledge to the charity.

Charities can't cope with increased poverty as public services fail