Lincoln Branch of The Samaritans news

  • Thinking of becoming a Samaritan?

    23rd February 2018
    All 20,000 Samaritan volunteers are just ordinary people, from all walks of life, who are trained to 'listen' and give support to people in distress or despair, or experiencing challenges and problems in their life.
  • November Volunteer Info Sessions

    3rd November 2017
    Come to an Information Session to find out more about what's involved in training as a Samaritans Volunteer. Two sessions to choose from, each only an hour: Sunday 12th Nov at 10.30 or Monday 13th Nov at 7pm. CLICK VOLUNTEER LINK TO BOOK A PLACE
  • 2017 Lincoln Santa Fun Run

    Our team from last year's Santa Fun Run setting off
    27th October 2017
    Once again we aim to field a team of participants in the annual Lincoln Santa Fun Run & Walk on Sunday 17th December at 11.30am. This is such an fun event for everyone, all ages, all abilities and even dogs! PLEASE TAKE PART TO RAISE MONEY FOR US
  • Could you join us?

    Volunteer Samaritans Lincoln
    23rd June 2017
    So many people have it in them to be a Samaritan. You just need to be able to listen. We provide rigorous training and support all our volunteers to do a good job. Come to our next Info session in July to find out more. Only takes an hour of your time and no obligation to go further if its not for you. CLICK THE 'VOLUNTEER AT THIS BRANCH' LINK ON THE RIGHT

    1st June 2017
    A huge thank you to all our volunteers without whom there would be no Samaritans service. Over 20,000 people are actively volunteering with Samaritans, responding last year to more than 5.7 million calls for help. OUR NEXT INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR POTENTIAL VOLUNTEERS TAKE PLACE IN JULY FOR TRAINING STARTING IN SEPTEMBER.
  • Volunteer Recruitment 2017

    3rd February 2017
    Our next Information Sessions for potential Listening Volunteers will be held on Sunday 19th March at 11am, OR Monday 20th March at 7pm (both only for an hour). Come along and find out more about what the Listening role involves, and to pick up your Application Form to apply. Just CLICK on the VOLUNTEER tab opposite.
  • 2016 Lincoln Santa Fun Run

    11th December 2016
    Here are some of our volunteers just about to set off on the 2016 Lincoln Santa Fun Run which was a wonderful event, raising much-needed funds to keep our Branch operational.
  • Lincoln Samaritan honoured by Queen

    30th May 2014
    Long-serving Samaritans volunteer David Howard from Louth, Lincolnshire, has was awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.