Belfast Samaritans

Contact us

116 123 free from any phone

0330 094 5717 local call charges apply

5 Wellesley Avenue
Belfast Antrim BT9 6DG

How we can help

Listening service

We're available by Telephone and email around the clock, every day of the year

Face to face

Unfortunately, due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation we are unable to offer Face-to-Face support at this time. We hope to resume this service as soon as possible

Schools outreach

Although we are somewhat limited in what we can currently offer in terms of talks to groups in schools or colleges, if you would like to discuss a possible opportunity please get in touch via our admin telephone number 028 90381133

Prisons outreach

We support people in Maghaberry prison and Hydebank Wood Secure College

  • Accessible toilets
  • Accessible is available for some wheelchairs, please get in touch with our administration line (028 90381133) to arrange access

As well as providing core Samaritan services our outreach activities help us to reach people and groups who may be at increased risk of suicide or who may be supporting others in crisis


Who We Are

Our volunteers are drawn from across the community and from all walks of life. They come together to support people whoever they are and whenever they need us. Since 1961, Samaritans has served the people of Greater Belfast and far beyond. We're open every day - 24/7 by phone, email and in person. The door of our branch is open 9am-10pm every day of the year and no appointment is necessary.

How We Got Here

More about Belfast Samaritans - read a little bit more about how we got here and about the earliest beginnings that led to the growth of Samaritans across Ireland

What We're Doing Now

You can keep up to date with what we're up to and how you can get involved by following us on Twitter - @belfastsams or on our facebook page

Our privacy statement

At Samaritans, privacy is at the heart of what we do. We are committed to protecting your privacy and the personal information that we hold. Read our privacy statement here.

Registered as a charity in Northern Ireland Charity number NIC 106795 Registered as Company Limited by Guarantee, company number NI644575