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Wee White Bag

Access to free sanitary products in South Ayrshire.

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We're supporting the Scottish Government's commitment of aiming to increase the number and range of places where free sanitary products are available. These are available from a range of locations in South Ayrshire including schools, council services and third sector organisations.

Locations

Help yourself to some free products from public accessible toilets, or take a 'wee white bag' which will provide you with a small supply of sanitary products.

  • All South Ayrshire Libraries and mobile library (a range of reusable products are also available at libraries and the mobile library)
  • All our activity centres, swimming pools and The Quay Zone
  • Some Public conveniences
  • All our community centres, Ayr Town Hall, Maybole Town Hall, Troon Walker and Concert Hall.
  • Other locations:
  • Monkton Village Hall
  • Montgomerie Hall, Dundonald
  • McCosh Hall, Kirkmichael
  • Carrick Opportunities, Girvan
  • Glendoune Association
  • Carrick Centre, Maybole
  • Rozelle
  • McKechnie Institute
  • South Ayrshire Life
  • Ayr Job Centre
  • The Ark
  • Tsukure (High Street, Ayr)
  • Ayrshire Women's Hub (Alloway Street, Ayr)
  • Boots Pharmacy Troon (Academy Street, Troon)
  • Boots Pharmacy,66-68 Main Street, Prestwick
  • Newton Primary School Foodbank
  • Dunlop Newsagents, Girvan
  • Health Visiting Teams (Barassie Street Clinic, Troon, Ayr North Health Centre and Maybole Health Centre)
  • Cherry Tree Nursery, Ayr
  • Goudies, 6-10 Whitehall, Maybole
  • Prestwick Sailing Club (open on a Wednesday & Thursday evening from 7pm to 9pm from May to October,  Saturday & Sunday from 12noon until 4pm April to October and open daily during the school holidays from 10am to 4pm)
  • Hope Wellbeing Centre, High Street, Ayr (Open Monday 10am to 3pm, Wednesday 10am till 12pm and Friday 10am till 12pm)
  • Balkenna Tearoom, Turnberry Road, Girvan
  • ​​​​​​​Annbank Village Hall
  • The Food Pantry @Ayr, The Book & Bun, 50 Newmarket Street, Ayr, KA7 1LR, open: Mon - Fri 10 am - 4 pm (close 12.30 for a 30 min lunch)
  • The Food Pantry @Maybole, The Carrick Cebtre, Culzean Road, Maybole, KA19 7DE, open: Tuesday 10 am - 12.30 pm and Thursday 10 am - 4 pm
  • The Food Pantry @Girvan, Girvan Primary School, 7 Wesley Road, Girvan, KA26 9DD, open: Wednesday and Friday 9.30 am - 4pm

PickupMyPeriod App

A new app is now available to access free period products at a number of locations through Scotland.  Down the app from Apple store or Play store.

For further information or to become a distribution location please email community.planning@south-ayrshire.gov.uk.