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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.

Enable this week celebrates 60 years supporting people with learning disabilities

​Scottish Government announces £1 million to tackle food waste and food poverty

Salvation Army shop in Edinburgh blockaded by anti-workfare activists

Jill Wood discusses Engender's work on gender issues surrounding the referendum and welfare reform

Keith Dryburgh argues for a more humane system in assessing people's capability to work

Homelessness charity the Cyrenians is setting up a major new national service in a bid to reduce the number of young Scots that become homeless each year

Westminster's work and pensions committee condemns welfare reforms for causing severe hardship to disabled and vulnerable people

Gareth Wells is looking for local groups to help promote digital skills in their community

Duncan Thorp believes enterprising local communities can provide social solutions where the public and private sectors have failed.

​A Mental Welfare Commission report into a woman who killed herself after losing disability benefit exposes urgent need for reform, says CAS