Samaritans in Ireland
Established in Ireland in 1962, there are now 20 Samaritans branches across Ireland with 2,400 active volunteers.
Interested in volunteering? Register your interest to volunteer online.
If you're interested in volunteering with Samaritans' service in Arklow, please email your name and contact details to firstname.lastname@example.org
Find out more about our journey to a free call number here
Our volunteers come from all walks of life and give something amazing to those who need us; their time. Read Enda’s story.
We’re working with the HSE as part of its #LittleThings campaign to help people look after their mental health and become better listeners.
Samaritans Ireland Governance Code documents - see here for more information.
The latest guidelines features new sections on the causes of copycat suicides and the reporting of murder-suicide. Other key areas of guidance include information on working with bereaved families.
Support Samaritans Ireland
Samaritans Ireland relies heavily on public donations to maintain the service. If you are able, please help us today:
Donate By Post:
Samaritans Ireland, PO Box 11218, Blackrock, Co.Dublin
Samaritans Ireland, PO Box 320, Bangor, BT20 9BY
Contact Samaritans' Ireland office:
4-5 Usher's Court
Tel: +353 1 6710071
For media enquiries, please contact +353 1 6710071 or +44 (0)20 8394 8300.
For media requiring an immediate response, outside of office hours, please contact the press team on +44 (0)7943 809 162.
For immediate support, about whatever's getting to you, please call Samaritans’ 24-hour helpline: 116 123.