Samaritans in Ireland
Samaritans volunteers in Ireland answered over 625,000 calls for help in 2017.
To contact us:
- Call Freephone: 116 123
- Text: 087 2 60 90 90 (standard text rates apply)
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (RoI)
- Email: email@example.com (NI)
Established in Ireland in 1962, there are now 20 Samaritans branches across Ireland with more than 2,000 active volunteers.
Interested in volunteering?
Julie Aiken, Relationship & Development Officer for Samaritans in Northern Ireland on the Dying From Inequality report
Irish Regional Director Cindy O'Shea urges younger callers urged to contact volunteers through firstname.lastname@example.org
"The power of unprejudiced, non-judgmental listening cannot be overstated and that’s what spurred me to become a volunteer," Martina, 16 years a volunteer.
Samaritans Ireland Governance Code documents - see here for more information.
Support Samaritans Ireland
Samaritans Ireland relies heavily on public donations to maintain the service. If you are able, please help us today:
Donate By Post:
Samaritans Ireland, PO Box 11218, Blackrock, Co.Dublin
Samaritans Ireland, PO Box 320, Bangor, BT20 9BY
Contact Samaritans' Ireland office:
4-5 Usher's Court
Tel: +353 1 6710071
For media enquiries, please contact +353 1 6710071 or +44 (0)20 8394 8300.
For media requiring an immediate response, outside of office hours, please contact the press team on +44 (0)7943 809 162.
For immediate support, about whatever's getting to you, please call Samaritans’ 24-hour helpline: 116 123.