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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.

 
Children's charity wants more LGBT people to consider fostering and adoption

 
Citizen journalism is changing the world and the news agenda

 
Many lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are too scared to use public services such as the NHS and Police.

 
Benefit claimants have been left feeling suicidal because of unjust benefits sanctions placed on them according to a local citizen’s advice bureaux (CAB)

 
Rape Crisis Scotland has launched a campaign to counteract the growing number of women being targeted by sexual predators they meet online.

 
How rewarding can it be to watch a pensioner in tears or to hear your client say that he’s off home to think of ways to kill himself?

 
A charity dedicated to the promotion of sex workers’ rights and health has expressed disappointment at a decision to scrap policy for licensing saunas

 
The growing need for foodbanks is a “crisis” that needs to be addressed urgently according to Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS).

 
It represented a milestone moment in Scottish history and was described as “a momentous day for equality.”