Welcome to Samaritans of Leicester

If something's troubling you, get in touch:

Telephone our branch:

0116 2700 007 (local call charges apply)

National telephone:

116 123 (this number is free to call)

Visit our branch:

Samaritans Leicester 1a Elmfield Avenue Leicester Leicestershire LE2 1RB

Usual hours open to receive callers at the door:

9:30am - 9:30pm every day but sometimes closed for training. Suggest phoning first to check.

Facilities for visitors with disabilities:

Two steps to negotiate. Ground floor meeting room and WC. WC not accessible to a wheelchair.

Image of the front entrance of the Leicester Samaritans branch



More details about our outreach projects will be posted here soon, including how to access our talks team and about our visits to Leicester Cathedral's SoundCafe.

You can find out more details about our exciting student volunteering Ambassador Project here. Our branch is working with Duke of Edinburgh's students in schools across Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland to talk about Samaritans and the importance of emotional well-being.


Check out our Just Giving fundraising page to donate to the branch and get in touch if you would like to help fundraise for us.

The Friends of Leicester Samaritans run an annual Beer, Cheese and Cider Festival. This is coming up on 29th to the 31st of July. For more details view our Beer Festival page.

The Leicester Samaritans Charity Shop

Our charity shop is located on 127 Granby Street, Leicester. For more details look at our Charity shop page.


Our Supporters

Leicester branch is grateful for generous support provided to it by Irwin Mitchell Solicitors.


Image of the front entrance of the Leicester Samaritans branch

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