Welcome to The Samaritans of Redbridge

If something's troubling you, get in touch:

Telephone our branch:

020 8553 9900 (local call charges apply)

National telephone:

116 123 (this number is free to call)

Visit our branch:

Samaritans Ilford 8 Mildmay Road Ilford Essex IG1 1DT

Usual hours open to receive callers at the door:

Our guaranteed opening hours are:

Monday: 10:30 - 20:00
Tuesday: 07:00-10:30 and 17:00-22:30
Wednesday: 20:00-22:30
Thursday: 10:30-22:30
Friday: 20:00-22:30
Saturday: 20:00-22:30
Sunday: 08:00-14:00 and 22:30-01:00

We are available to see callers face to face until 21:00. Please call in advance to ensure that we are available to see you.

The branch is sometimes open at other times as well. Please call for details. Calls to our number will always be answered 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

You can follow us on Twitter : @redbridgesams but please note we are unable to offer support via Twitter

Interested in volunteering?

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, Information Evenings are also held regularly at our centre in Ilford. Why not come along to meet existing volunteers, learn about the Charity, ask questions and decide if volunteering at Redbridge Samaritans is right for you. Find out how you can help, the training we provide and the commitment required. You can also email redbridge@samaritans.org for more information or visit our Volunteering page.

Information Evenings will be held at 7:30pm on:

  • Tuesday 2nd May

Our Supporters

For details of our supporters, and to find out how to donate, please visit our Support Page

Awareness Events

Find out about our Awareness and Publicity Events in the local community


As well as "manning the phones", our volunteers are involved in taking our work out to the wider community, including giving talks to various organisations, and providing support in our partnership with Network Rail. Read more about our outreach work.

Directions to the centre:


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