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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.

Susie Williamson on the little-known children's charity Seamab and its new brand

Sarah Robinson Galloway of YouthLink Scotland on the roots of extremism in young people and sharing good practice.

Stuart Jacob, director Falkland House School, says the autumn statement does nothing to allay fears of a lost generation of children who need additional support

The rights of all children must be respected, says Together Scotland

Maria McGill, chief executive of Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS), explains how her charity managed to secure a significant funding boost

Jackie Brock believes the third sector can work with schools to boost confidence and resilience outside the classroom and attainment within it

Rhona Cunningham explains why she is campaigning for a better child maintenance system as too many absent parents are able to shirk responsibility

​Dona Milne on how insights gained from the research study Growing Up in Scotland can help shed light on the impact of youth work

Louise Macdonald, chief executive of Young Scot discusses the role of youth volunteering following her recent visit to the States with the #iWill campaign

Victoria Beesley worked with young people from Glasgow South West Carers Centre to create Invisible Army, a play based on their lives