providing a free, confidential listening and support service for all pregnancy related crises
The Willow Tree Pregnancy Crisis Centre is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee. The Centre offers free, confidential, help & support for anyone facing any crisis related to a pregnancy. This includes impartial and unbiased counselling for anyone facing an unintended pregnancy, bereavement counselling for baby loss (miscarriage/stillbirth/ectopic pregnancy/newborn death), & counselling for women experiencing emotional difficulties after abortion. The Willow Tree Centre is open to all, regardless of faith, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, or age. All our services are available to people with learning difficulties.Why the community needs us
Pregnancy issues can affect us directly, our families or friends. Providing timely, sensitive support and care at times of great difficulty is literally a lifeline to those in deep distress. Our service supports individuals and couples, walking alongside them as they process their emotions and grief in a safe environment. Client numbers increase each year, and local Health, Education & other services regularly refer clients to us.Our impact on the community
Clients are so appreciative of our free, longer-term help. It helps provide vital support for those facing difficult anniversaries and dates, particularly over the first year after loss. Clients report reduced depression & anxiety levels, as well as improved self esteem, & more positive mental health & wellbeing. "Without your help I don't really know where I'd be right now. Thanks for listening, supporting and helping me through such a difficult and painful time ..."
Do you want to support women or men following miscarriage, stillbirth or other baby loss? Are you a good listener? Are you prepared to do some training? You could become a Centre Advisor ...