Drop In Service

The Drop In Service

*Our drop-in services are still going ahead via telephone

Drop In Telephone Service for Adults 18+ in South Oxfordshire

Are you feeling sad, lonely or stressed or not quite sure what is the matter?  Would you like to talk to someone about this?

The Drop-In service is available on a Tuesday  and our counsellor can offer up to 3 separate sessions to talk with you, there is no charge for this service

To book an appointment on a Tuesday you will need to email  who will then email you an appointment time.  At the time of your appointment, our counsellor will call you from a withheld number. The calls are anonymous and confidential and are not recorded.

“Thank you for the conversation the other day it was really useful to talk to someone about how I am feeling that understands” (Miss A)


Drop-Ins in Berinsfield

For adults living in Berinsfield, our face to face Drop-Ins at the Berinsfield Health Centre and the Berinsfield Information and Volunteer Centre are currently going ahead via telephone at the following times:

Berinsfield Health Centre:

Time:  9.30am – 10.30am every Monday (except the first Monday in every month)

If you are a patient at the health centre, please book an appointment via the health centre.


Berinsfield Information and Volunteer Centre (BIVC):

Time:- 9.30am – 10.30am – 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month

If you are a client of the BIVC, please ask staff at the BIVC to make a referral.

Or to book an appointment with our counsellor direct, please email  who will email you back with an appointment time.

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.

This is the contact number for the Samaritans: 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.