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Supporting Scotland's vibrant voluntary sector

Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations

The Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations is the membership organisation for Scotland's charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises. Charity registered in Scotland SC003558. Registered office Mansfield Traquair Centre, 15 Mansfield Place, Edinburgh EH3 6BB.

Friday 23 June  |  Sheraton Hotel, Edinburgh  |  #ScotCharityAwards

Fresh Start Scotland

About Fresh Start Scotland

Fresh Start focuses on homelessness & poverty prevention, tackling the cycle of repeat homelessness & social isolation while supporting people in the transition period. 'Starter Packs' provide household goods to people moving into their tenancy. 'Hit Squads' paint new flats making them homely. It's Fresh Start's Community Hub that offers services worthy of the Community Action Award- cooking classes, community meals, a food pantry & thrift shop prioritizing dignity and choice all operate alongside advice & upskilling initiatives including digital help, access to training, supported volunteering into employment and signposting to organisations who often use the Hub to share their services.

People's Choice voting closed at 5pm on 26 May

The People's Choice Award is sponsored by SCVO Credit Union

The Scottish Charity Awards 2023 is sponsored by