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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.

Latest Opinion
 
Michaela Collins Munro, 23, traveled to Guyana in South America to see the work Unicef is doing there to give disabled children the chance to play

 
David Duke is one of six Scots chosen by Unicef to see how its partnership with the Commonwealth Games is helping disadvantaged children around the world

 
Sophie Pilgrim is shocked by the shortage of child and adolescent psychiatrists in the NHS in Scotland, which is leaving many families struggling

 
Matt Forde believes the UK's obsession with body image is having a serious psychological impact on young people

 
Susan Smith believes the third sector has more interesting things to say in the referendum debate than politicians

 
Claire Stevens, chief executive of Voluntary Health Scotland, believes stressing the role of the third sector will improve Scotland's health and wellbeing

 
Karen Birch, chair of Glasgow Women’s Library, is calling on the Big Lottery Fund to invest in the development of community-owned and run initiatives

 
Calum Irving explains why volunteering bodies across Scotland are rejecting the government's Community Work Placem

 
Gerry Conlon: he fought the law and injustice but bore the scars

 
Christine Duncan believes a new training method can give family members a way to help loved ones battling substance misuse