Open Adult Counselling Service

Providing professional therapeutic Counselling for the community


What do we do?

How can we help?

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Contact OACS

Many of us, as we
venture through life,
come across
difficulties, problems
and/or situations that
could challenge us
and might halt or
delay us on
life's journey.

Volunteers at OACS
are here to help.


Useful links:
Open Road
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Work with us

We offer face to face counselling at Benfleet Methodist Church: Monday – Thursday 6-9pm.

At OACS we are friendly and supportive. We offer supervision, insurance and CPD opportunities. If you would like to apply to be part of our team, please follow the relevant application process below.

Student Counselling Placements

We are pleased to announce that we are in the position to offer placements to student counsellors. Student applications are welcome from those who have been awarded their Fitness to Practice and are at the point in their training where they can embark on their clinical practice. If shortlisted evidence will be required from a college tutor. Please complete the application form and return to info@oacs.org.uk.

The deadline for applications will be 6th September and interviews will commence during the weeks beginning the 20th and 27th September.

For further information please contact: info@oacs.org.uk

Qualified Counsellors and Supervisors

We currently have openings for qualified counsellors and supervisors who wish to volunteer with OACS. Please complete a letter explaining why you would like to work with us and attach your CV via email to: info@oacs.org.uk

For further information please contact: info@oacs.org.uk