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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.

A bill proposed to empower communities has been accused of doing the opposite by disability campaigners.

Families living in poverty face a bleak outlook with little hope of turning their fortunes around, according to a new campaign from Scottish charities.

Holyrood committee hears evidence on the impact of welfare changes

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.

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?

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.