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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.

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

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

Week of action planned against Trident

​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

A Scottish charity has offered to come to the aid of people made homeless by the Grenfell Tower disaster

Scots have marked World Refugee Day by forming a giant human chain in Glasgow city centre