Lewisham, Greenwich and Southwark

Contact us

116 123 free from any phone

0330 094 5717 local call charges apply

1-5 Angus Street
London SE14 6LU

How we can help

Listening service

Call us any time, day or night or email us.

Prisons outreach

We train and support volunteer Listeners in Belmarsh, ISIS and Thameside in Woolwich.

Schools outreach

We deliver assembly talks to schools.

We've been supporting our local community since 1969, working towards a world where fewer people die by suicide

Update March 2020

  • Due to current events we are currently stopping our outreach, recruitment and selection events and not taking face-to-face callers. We continue to prioritise responding to calls. Thank you to everyone for your continued support.

How we help

  • Providing emotional support on the phone and by email for anyone who is struggling to cope including those who have thoughts of suicide.
  • Being available to over 900,000 people in our three London boroughs of Lewisham, Southwark and Greenwich.
  • Reaching out to high risk groups and communities to reduce the risk of suicide through work with St Mungo’s and the 999 Club.
  • Working in partnership with organisations, agencies and experts such as Oxleas and South London and Maudsley A&E Mental Health Team Partnerships.

See our latest annual report for 2017-18 (PDF).

How you can help us

Thank you to all our supporters and grant givers.

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.

Lewisham, Greenwich and Southwark Samaritans is a charity registered in England (1167963). Lewisham, Greenwich and Southwark Samaritans is a recognised branch of Samaritans.