The Drop In Service
Drop In Service for Adults in South Oxfordshire
Are you feeling sad, lonely or stressed, or perhaps not quite sure what is the matter? Would you like to talk to someone about this? We can offer up to three 30-minute conversations to talk things over with a qualified counsellor. There is no obligation to commit to ongoing counselling and there is no charge for this service.
Drop Ins in Berinsfield
We are continuing to offer a telephone service for Health Centre users –
Time: 9.30am – 11am, every Monday (except the second Monday of the month)
How to book: If you are a patient at the health centre, please book an appointment via your GP.
These telephone sessions are anonymous and confidential. Our counsellor will call you from a withheld number and the conversation will not be recorded.
We are now offering a face-to-face service at the Centre –
Time: 9.30 – 10.30am on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month
How to book: You can call the BIVC on 01865 343044 and ask a staff member to arrange an appointment for you, or you can email our counsellor directly at . She will email you back with an appointment time.
Telephone Drop Ins for South Oxfordshire
Our counsellor will be available on a Tuesday to offer telephone drop-in sessions. Please contact her directly at to arrange an appointment. These telephone sessions are anonymous and confidential. Our counsellor will call you from a withheld number and the conversation will not be recorded.
*Please note that Riverside Counselling Service is not an emergency service.
If your need is urgent, please call your GP, dial 111 or contact the emergency services at 999.
The contact number for the Samaritans is: 116 123*
Drop in for Young People
We also offer a Drop In for young people and further details can be found on our Young People’s page.