Welcome to The Samaritans of Redbridge

If something's troubling you, get in touch:

Telephone our branch:

020 8553 9900

National telephone:

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 - 22:30
Tuesday: 07:00-10:30 and 17:00-22:30
Wednesday: 07.00-10.30 and 17:00-22:30
Thursday: 10:30-22:30
Friday: 20:00-22:30
Saturday: 20:00-22:30
Sunday: 08:00-14:00

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.

Interested in volunteering?

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, Information Evenings are also held monthly at our centre in Ilford. These evenings are an opportunity to find out more about how you can help, the training we provide and the commitment required. You can also email redbridge@samaritans.org for more information.

The next Information Evening will be held at 7:30pm on:

Tuesday 24th June 2014

Directions to the centre:

Our centre is based in Mildmay Road just behind the Central Library, which is a short walk from the High Road.
  • From the station turn right towards the traffic lights.
  • Turn left into Ilford High Road and walk past the Town Hall.
  • Turn right into Oakfield Road.
  • At the junction with Clements Road take the underpass (next to the Central Library) and you will be in Mildmay Road.
  • 8 Mildmay Road is directly opposite the exit from the underpass

Ilford is served by main line National Express trains on the Liverpool Street – Gidea Park/ Shenfield line.

The following bus routes pass through the centre of Ilford:
  • 25, 86, 123, 128, 145, 147, 150, 167, 169, 179, 364, 366, 462, 667, 679, 988, EL1, EL2, W19
  • All of these buses either stop at Ilford Central Library or Ilford Station. Follow the walking route set out above.

The nearest tube is Gants Hill on the Central Line. Frequent buses run into Ilford Town Centre from Gants Hill.

There is a pay and display car park directly opposite our centre in Mildmay Road.