Support for communities
We're doing everything we can to help support our local communities during this crisis
Young Persons Guarantee
If you are aged 16-24 and not in education, employment or training there is lots of local support in Dumfries and Galloway, tailored to your needs, that can help you get advice and build the skills and confidence you need to move on to formal volunteering, training a job or course to gain qualifications.
Emergency Food Helpline
Covid-19 is a difficult time for everyone and during this period the Council and third sector organisations are keen to ensure that people requesting emergency food parcels get the support they need.
Published every second Friday - keep up-to-date with all community-related matters in our region.
Financial help for individuals
Information on what you could claim to help you financially during the Coronavirus pandemic
Assistance for communities
Third Sector Dumfries & Galloway (TSDG) are co-ordinating volunteers across the region.
Financial help for groups, organisations and charities
Funding information to help groups financially during the Coronavirus pandemic
Volunteer Dumfries and Galloway is looking for volunteers during the Coronavirus crisis.
People in every community will face the challenges of COVID-19 in some way and there are lots of things you can do to make a positive difference at this time.
Support For Young People
Our Council is providing additional support for young people during COVID-19 by setting up Youth Work spaces across Dumfries and Galloway to provide support for young people aged 12 - 18 (S1-S6).
Village Halls and Community Centres
Find out more about the future arrangements of Village Halls and Community Centres.
Access to free sanitary products - Period Dignity Project
To support our citizens during COVID-19, our Council is providing access to free sanitary products.