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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.

​Concern over week-long hunger strike at Dungavel Detention Centre

The Scottish Government has published a guide to the 11 new benefits that will be devolved to the Scottish Parliament

​Woman tells a poverty investigation sanctions were humiliating and degrading

​Committee sends dossier of evidence how welfare reforms are causing food poverty in Scotland

​Charity hands out cards to sex workers detailing their rights

Half a million Scots are living in extreme or serious poverty, a new report says

Committee asks whether women have been disproportionately affected by welfare cuts

​Family from Syria back together with help from Glasgow charities

​Foodbank boss says people are getting increasingly desperate

Map of sanctions across UK reveals postcode lottery