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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.

Offering shelter is not enough to tackle Glasgow's homelessness crisis

Social security bill flawed as it fails to legislate on promises for a fairer system

Women, disabled people and the young are being savaged by damaging UK government welfare cuts

Week of action planned against Trident

People using foodbanks face extreme financial insecurity and are struggling with rising food and housing costs, new research has revealed

​Charities demand UK-wide ministerial summit into the national scandal of fuel poverty

​Campaign gathers support from cross-party group of MSPs


Major Scottish charities are combining in a project to help people in deprived communities combat food insecurity

First payments from new agency will be made in 2018