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, email, SMS around the clock, every day of the year

Face to face

You can call in for a chat with one of our volunteers any day between 9am and 10pm (no appointment necessary)

Prisons outreach

We support people in Maghaberry prison and Hydebank Wood Secure College

Schools outreach

Our volunteers regularly give talks and workshops in schools and colleges in the Greater Belfast area and support use of the Samaritans DEAL programme

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

As well as providing core Samaritan services to our community we also have a number of outreach activities to help us to reach people and groups who may be at increased risk of suicide.


Who We Are

Over 200 volunteers drawn from across the community and from all walks of life come together to support the people of our community whenever they need us. Since 1961, Samaritans has served the people of Greater Belfast and beyond. We're open every day - 24/7 by phone, email and text. Our door opens 9am-10pm every day of the year.

How We Got Here

More about Belfast Samaritans - read about how we got here and about the earliest foundations of Samaritans in Ireland

What We're Doing Now

Keep up to date with what we're up to and how you can get involved by following us on Twitter - @belfastsams

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