Free sanitary products

A range of free period products are available in venues across East Renfrewshire.

We're expanding our free period products initiative with the aim to help reduce the impact of period poverty and promote equality.  

At present, the following products are available:

  • Individually wrapped day pads and tampons
  • Packets of day and night towels
  • Boxes of regular and super tampons
  • Menstrual cups
  • Reusable cloth pads

These products are now available in over 40 venues across East Renfrewshire including:

Council buildings

  • Eastwood office
  • Barrhead office
  • Barrhead Resource Centre
  • Thornliebank Resource Centre

Youth facilities

  • The Edge, Newton Mearns
  • The Museum, Barrhead

Health centres

  • Barrhead Health and Care Centre
  • Eastwood Health and Care Centre


  • Busby
  • Clarkston
  • Eaglesham
  • Giffnock
  • Newton Mearns
  • Neilston
  • Thornliebank

Sports facilities

  • Eastwood Park
  • Eastwood High
  • Neilston Leisure
  • The Foundry


  • Albertslund Hall
  • Arthurlie House
  • Carmichael Hall
  • Clarkston Hall
  • Dalmeny Community Centre
  • Duff Memorial Hall
  • Dunterlie Community Centre
  • Eastwood House
  • Eastwood Park Theatre
  • Fairweather Hall
  • Glen Hall
  • Montgomerie Hall
  • Muirend Hall
  • Mure Hall
  • Netherlee Pavilion
  • Thorntree Hall
  • Woodfarm Pavilion

Partner organisations

  • Voluntary Action - the Market Place at the Avenue and in Barrhead
  • Dunterlie Foodshare, Dunterlie Resource Centre
  • The ARC
  • Women's Aid
  • Citizens Advice Bureau
  • Barrhead Housing Association
  • Include Me 2
  • Police Scotland - Giffnock and Barrhead Police stations
  • Social Security Scotland
  • The Bank, Neilston

Teams and services

  • Health Visiting team
  • Social Work team
  • Young Persons' Services
  • Youth Intensive Support Services
  • Communities team
  • Money Advice and Rights team
  • Customer Services
  • Conor Road Housing Support
  • Family First team

Please note, that all schools in East Renfrewshire also have supplies for pupils.

Last modified on 10 December 2020

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