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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.

She has been left reliant on handouts from friends and family

The architect of the controversial Universal Credit (UC) system has joined calls for its urgent reform

​Huge response forces prosecutors to act

The UK’s welfare set up has been slated – by the very people forced to endure it

Two of Britain's biggest food poverty charities are looking for volunteers to help collect donations in Tesco stores in the run up to Christmas

The Stagecoach Group will be providing free travel to Sleep in the Park

Ambitious targets aim to tackle the scourge of poverty

​Consultation will set new fuel poverty targets after Scottish Government's failure to eliminate the problem

Patients needlessly put through distressing process despite having an incurable condition

Bold move announced to bring Scotland into line with other forward thinking countries