Welcome to The Firgrove Centre, Southampton

A counselling and support service

We offer a compassionate and caring service for anyone over the age of 18 in the Southampton and surrounding area who is seeking help with the impact of miscarriage, stillbirth, neo-natal death or sudden infant death (SID), unintended pregnancy, issues surrounding a termination or infertility. Read more About us.

We can support you through:

Pregnancy Loss or Baby Loss at Birth

Are you seeking help from the traumatic experience of losing a baby during your pregnancy or at birth?

Unintended Pregnancy

If you find yourself unexpectedly pregnant, we are here to talk things through without judgement.

Post Abortion

Whether the abortion was recent or many years ago, it can impact your wellbeing as well as your relationships at home or in the workplace.

“I just wanted to write a huge thank you for helping me through the darkest, most difficult time of my life. I really can’t explain how grateful I am. Just having someone to listen and not judge, helped me process a complete mess of emotions. Without these regular sessions I really don’t think I could have made it out the other side.”

Recent visitor to the Centre

Where to find us

Address: 107 Firgrove Road, Shirley, Southampton, SO15 3ET (Google Maps)

Frequently Asked Questions

Are appointments confidential?
All our appointments with you are confidential and we see our clients in a one-to-one setting.
Do I need a referral?
No, there are many ways you may have heard of us, through friends or colleagues or one of the Health Services. Please get in touch, we would love to hear from you.
Is there any cost?

A counselling session costs £50. We subsidise 50% of this cost for all our clients from our Bursary Fund. If you cannot afford £25 per session, talk to us to access more from our Bursary Fund. If you can afford more that 50%, we would welcome this payment to ensure our sustainability. 

What happens when I get in touch?
We will invite you to an initial appointment. Then we can hear more about your situation and see what we can offer.
Can men use your services?
Yes, they can.
How long do sessions last?
We offer weekly sessions and each lasts about an hour.
Which areas do you cover?
We cover all of Southampton and the surrounding area. Wherever you live, you only need to be able to come to the Centre here in Shirley, Southampton.
Can I still come if my loss was years ago?
Yes, our clients’ reasons for seeking counselling can be recent or from many years ago.
Will I have to wait before my counselling can start?
We will let you know if there is a waiting list when you get in touch and we work really hard to keep this to as short a time as possible.
Do you offer evening appointments?

Yes we do offer evening appointments, usually on a Wednesday evening. We are working towards offering more sessions outside of our normal working hours.