Charity shop for Samaritans of Ipswich and East Suffolk

Ipswich and East Suffolk Samaritans charity shop

About our shop

You can find our charity shop at 20 Carr Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP4 1EJ.

Our shop is open 9.30am to 5pm, Monday to Saturday.

Working at Ipswich and East Suffolk Samaritans charity shop

The shop is run by our manager and deputy manager. They're supported by a team of shopmate volunteers.

We sell a variety of items, including:

  • clothing
  • bric-a-brac
  • second hand books (we have a dedicated floor)

Donations are always welcome, and can be taken to the shop - or we can collect if there is too much for you to bring in.

Our shop is a great place to work as a Support Volunteer. You can meet new people, gain new skills, and knowing that all profits raised go towards funding your local Samaritans branch is rewarding. 

"I volunteer at our charity shop in Carr Street. I love meeting people and enjoy sorting and selling books in our amazing book department." - Sally, Support Volunteer

A volunteer at Ipswich and East Suffolk Samaritans shop

You can call 01473 287727 to speak to our shop manager, and get more information about:

  • volunteering at the shop
  • donating any of your unwanted items

Our shop is proving to be a great success, and is the major source of our funding.

It costs £65,000 to run our branch every year. Money raised from our shop on Carr Street, Amazon and eBay all make massive contributions to continuing our service. 

Read more about our branch and how you can volunteer with us.

Get in touch

You can contact Samaritans of Ipswich and East Suffolk online using one of the following: