137 High Street
Weston Super Mare BS23 1HN
How we can help
Our service is available by telephone and email every day of the year.
Our volunteers give talks in schools, colleges, workplaces and in the wider community in the local area. (This service is suspended at the moment due to the coronavirus outbreak.)
- Accessible toilets
- Wheelchair accessible
- The ground floor of the branch office is fully accessible.
The Samaritans of Weston Super Mare and North Somerset
At moment, unfortunately, we are unable to receive face to face visitors in the centre, which is closed to the public. Recruitment and New Samaritan training are currently taking place online.
Our volunteers have been helping people in the Weston Super Mare and North Somerset area for more than 40 years. Part of the South West region of Samaritans, our branch covers a large area including Weston Super Mare, Blagdon, Burnham on Sea, Clevedon, Portishead, Cheddar and Wedmore. We are proud to support and be part of our local community.
Volunteers at our branch respond to calls and emails from people locally and across the country. Between April 2020 and March 2021 volunteers at our branch answered 13,271 phone calls and 867 emails from people experiencing emotional distress, The branch was open for 3,044 hours, 7% more than in the previous year.
Are you interested in volunteering?
Recruitment is taking place entirely on line at the moment. The easiest way to get more information and express your interest in volunteering is to go to the national Samaritans website and make an enquiry. You can specify us as your branch of choice. Or you can call Millie (Deputy Director Recruitment and Selection) on 07852 962909 or email [email protected]
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