Welcome to The Samaritans of Weston Super Mare & North Somerset

If something's troubling you, get in touch:

Telephone our branch:

01934 632 555 (local call charges apply)

National telephone:

116 123 (this number is free to call)

Visit our branch:

Samaritans Weston-Super-Mare 137A High Street Weston-Super-Mare Somerset BS23 1HN

Usual hours open to receive callers at the door:

9.30am – 12.45pm Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri & Sat
8.30am – 11.45am Sun
7.30pm – 9.00pm Mon, Tues, Thurs & Sun
8.30pm – 9.00pm Wed
No appointment necessary during Opening Hours.
Please ring the door bell and wait and someone will be with you as soon as they become available. If we are closed for unforeseen circumstances and there is no answer please try again the next time that we are open or ring 116 123 if you need to speak to someone urgently.

Facilities for visitors with disabilities:

No facilities at present but arrangements can always be made by contacting us.

Samaritans – helping people in Weston Super Mare and North Somerset

We’ve been helping people in the Weston Super Mare and North Somerset area for more than 40 years, part of the South West Region our branch covers a large area including Weston Super Mare, Clevedon, Portishead, Burnham on Sea, Blagdon and Wedmore.

In 2017 volunteers at our branch responded to 11,051 telephone calls, of which 8,786 were from distressed or suicidal callers, we also answered 1,242 emails.

We are proud to support and be part of our local communities.

Volunteering at Weston Super Mare & North Somerset Samaritans

We run a series of Open Information sessions so you can find out more about volunteering opportunities at Weston Super Mare & North Somerset Samaritans. Our information events are on the 2nd Saturday of each month at the Samaritans Centre, 137a High Street, Weston-super-Mare, BS23 1HN. See link above for more on this. To book your place contact Gill on 07507 990599 or email samaritansrecruitmentwsm@yahoo.com.

Fundraising for our branch

Fundraising is vitally important to our branch. Find out, by contacting Gill (using the details above), how you can help us to help others by becoming a Support Volunteer.

Talks and workshops available from our branch

Samaritans volunteers in Weston Super Mare and North Somerset offer a range of talks and workshops to groups in our local communities. Email the Director if you wish to arrange a talk.

Our branch history

We are proud to have supported our communities in Weston Super Mare and North Somerset for more than 40 years.

News

Big News soon to be announced; watch this space!

Recent Events

2 of our Volunteers (Sandy & Richard) participated in the Samaritans National Walk and raised approximately £460, well done Sandy & Richard!

A weekend collection at Sanders Garden Centre raised approximately £270, well done to the volunteers who helped on the day and to those of you that gave to the collection!

We manned a stall at WsM Pride 2018 on Saturday 28th July, a great day for everyone that attended!

Forthcoming Events

Saturday 3rd November - Winscombe Jumble Sale, Community Centre, Winscombe (helpers needed!)