Bournemouth

Samaritans of Bournemouth and District

Contact us

116 123 free from any phone

0330 094 5717 local call charges apply

1 Durrant Road
Bournemouth BH2 6LE

How we can help

Schools outreach
Listening service
Community outreach
Email
Face to face
Phone
Monday
9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Tuesday
9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Wednesday
9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Thursday
9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Saturday
9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Sunday
9 a.m. – 9 p.m.
  • Wheelchair accessible
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Thank you for your interest in Samaritans of Bournemouth and District branch.

We are proud to be part of the national Samaritans charity, providing emotional and non-judgemental support offering a safe space to talk through your feelings.

Bournemouth Branch has been open since 1961 and was the sixth branch to open outside of Central London. Our branch has grown in volunteer numbers over the years; and we are now open every day, 365 days a year. In 2021, our volunteers continued to answer calls and emails in branch, where our volunteers responded to just under 18,000 calls and around 7,000 emails.

Bournemouth Samaritans is proud to engage with our local communities working with local schools, Bournemouth University, Bournemouth Police (working in their Custody Suite), Hope For Food and Southwestern Rail amongst others. If you would like us to deliver a talk at your local organisation or business, please get in touch.

Our trained volunteers reflect the diverse community of Bournemouth and the surrounding areas. We are proud of every one of our listening and support volunteers!

Our branch can only remain open with your generous donations, fundraisers and gifts in wills. We have been delighted to have been nominated as Charity of the Year by a number of local organisations, sports clubs and businesses. So, if you are choosing a new charity for 2023, please remember Bournemouth Samaritans.

To find out more about our branch, please get in touch with us via our Twitter page @samsbournemouth

For more daily information, go to our Twitter page @SamsBournemouth

  • UPDATE - WE ARE CURRENTLY UNABLE TO MEET WITH CALLERS AT BRANCH. PLEASE CALL 116 123 OR EMAIL [email protected] AND A VOLUNTEER WILL BE READY TO SPEAK WITH YOU

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.

Samaritans of Bournemouth and District is part of Samaritans, a charity registered in England and Wales (219432) and in Scotland (SC040604) and a company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales (757372)