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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.

​Scottish Government announces £1 million to tackle food waste and food poverty

Salvation Army shop in Edinburgh blockaded by anti-workfare activists

Homelessness charity the Cyrenians is setting up a major new national service in a bid to reduce the number of young Scots that become homeless each year

Westminster's work and pensions committee condemns welfare reforms for causing severe hardship to disabled and vulnerable people

​A Mental Welfare Commission report into a woman who killed herself after losing disability benefit exposes urgent need for reform, says CAS

Former Edinburgh Council leader Ewan Aitken is appointed chief executive of poverty charity Cyrenians

Continuing civil war in Syria means aid is still needed.

Two Scottish activists will get the chance to train at the prestigious Highlander Center as the first Fred Edwards Trust fellows

The Big Lottery Fund Scotland is awarding £12m to 24 family support projects

George Osborne's latest budget will push families further into poverty, say charities