Access to free sanitary products

To support our citizens during COVID-19, our Council is providing access to free sanitary products.

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Anyone who menstruates, regardless of age, that lives in Dumfries and Galloway, can register for this free service.

This is an expansion of provision of free sanitary products that were provided within schools and youth centres.

There is a range of products to choose from:

Example of Sanitary Towels


Sanitary Towels (14 per pack)
Ultra-thin towels which come in a normal absorbency size with wings

Example of Applicator Tampons


Applicator Tampons (12 per pack)
In a regular absorbency size with a rounded tip and anti-slip grip for easy insertion 

Example of Non-Applicator Tampons


Non-Applicator Tampons (16 per pack)
In a regular absorbency size and designed for easy insertion

Example of a Menstrual Cup


Menstrual Cups / Moon Cups (1 per pack)
In a small size , these are suitable for those under 30 years old, who have not given birth to a child. The cups are hypoallergenic, latex free and made of medical grade silicon. They come with cleaning instructions so they can be reused making them environmentally friendly


Products can be delivered to your home in discreet packaging or can be collected from your nearest Hub.

Register to receive these products >

Once you sign up, you will continue to receive the products every four weeks until further notice. If you need to change or cancel your order at any point you can email cv19comms@dumgal.gov.uk.