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The voice of Scotland’s vibrant voluntary sector

Published by Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

TFN is published by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh, EH3 6BB. The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO) is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation. Registration number SC003558.

Glaswegians are being urged to offer their spare rooms to young people on the verge of homelessness.

Private schools in England and Wales must do more to support children from less-privileged backgrounds or risk losing charitable status

Scotland's government may be acting illegally by not giving young people the right to opt out of religious observance at school

Teachers demand more training as researchers report pupils attempting to commit suicide and self-harm over LGBT bullying

It was once one of Scotland's most successful social enterprises, but the Engine Shed has now decided to permanently close

Politicians join campaigners and film-makers as they attend a private screening of films highlighting LGBT issues in Scotland

Scottish Women's Aid has launched a new 24 hour support service and helpline for people experiencing domestic abuse or forced marriage

Michael Douglas takes the micky out of Scots in a video message from California to encourage people to take part in the Edinburgh Kiltwalk

Professor Shirley R Steinberg PhD, a Canadian academic, says Scotland is a great model for youth work in practice and the empowerment of young people.

65 staff from 4Children have been made redundant but majority of employees and services transferred to Action for Children