Voluntary Action Scotland is the national network of Third Sector Interfaces

Voluntary Action Scotland connects Third Sector Interfaces (TSIs) with each other and national organisations. We support and develop TSIs to have greater impact locally and bring together the TSI Network to have a voice at national level.

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Volunteer supported by Voluntary Action Shetland

Having someone meet me when I come home makes me feel safe and welcome

Service User

Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire Home from Hospital

We are grateful to Dundee Voluntary action in helping us achieve this award

Dundee Association for Mental Health

NHS Health Scotland
We work with NHS Health Scotland to support their engagement with the third sector. We’ve worked particularly on engaging the third sector on the integration of health and social care and on the sector contribution to tackling health inequalities. Read More
Making Quality Count
This programme aimed to embed a sustainable approach to quality improvement enabling the TSIs to improve their services to their clients and member organisations and ultimately achieve better outcomes with their communities.

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The Third Sector ‘Getting It Right For Every Child’ project is a unique Public Social Partnership (PSP) between Barnardo’s Scotland, Voluntary Action Scotland and the Improvement Service, with support from other third sector partners.

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‘A Garden of Opportunity’: tsiMoray – Supporting Volunteers

‘A Garden of Opportunity’: tsiMoray – Supporting Volunteers

  Tom is in his element when he is in a garden. He has spent many years helping his Dad in their garden, and in the past year has mastered cutting grass with a gas-powered mower and strimmer as part of his day service placement with the local Council. Tom is 26...

Volunteer Centre Western Isles: Recognising Adult Volunteering

Volunteer Centre Western Isles: Recognising Adult Volunteering

The Western Isles has a strong volunteering culture and volunteers form an integral part of the local community; as in all areas of Scotland, the Saltire Awards are a fantastic way to recognise the contributions of volunteers aged between 12 and 25, however there is...

A group of young people sit on the floor studying

The Saltire Awards is the Scottish Government's national youth volunteering awards

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Video Case Studies

An example of the work of TSIs in local communities across Scotland