Bristol Samaritans provide a free 24 hour, 7 day a week (including all Bank Holidays) confidential and non-judgemental telephone helpline service to any person seeking emotional support, and particularly those in imminent danger of self harm or of taking their own life. You can call them for free using a landline or mobile on 116123.
An email service is also provided to callers on firstname.lastname@example.org where a caring response will be received within 24 hours.
You can call into the Bristol Branch to see a Samaritan volunteer in person 07:30 am to 9:00 pm every day.
If you are in crisis and prefer to write, you can write to Samaritans at:
PO Box 90 90
Other branches are situated in Bath and Weston-Super-Mare.
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Is there a cost for these services?
No charge is made for Samaritans service.
How can people access this service?
Business Open 24/7?
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Primary Organisation Details
Primary Address Details
Services Available to People at Home
Via phone, email or SMS texting.
Suicide, self harm, emotional support, relationships, distress, despair
Samaritans is a confidential emotional support service for anyone in the UK and Ireland. The service is available 24 hours a day for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.
The quickest way to contact us and get a response is by phone on 116 123, this number is FREE to call.
You can also email Samaritans at email@example.com, write to Chris, PO Box 9090, Stirling, FK8 2SA
Cost per minute
Will calls I make to this helpline show on my bill?
Helpline Open 24/7?
Services that increase accessibility
We have a room for face to face support from our volunteers in our Centre that is fully accessible to wheelchair and less mobile callers.
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Are there bus stops nearby?
Is there a rail station nearby?
Is there a car park nearby?
Is there parking for disabled drivers on site or outside the building?
If so, how many spaces?
Disabled parking telephone
Is there on-street parking in close proximity to the premises?
Are external doors 900mm or more wide with flat thresholds?
Are external doors non sprung?
On external doors are the handles a contrasting colour and tone to the door?
If so, how many?
On internal doors are the handles a contrasting colour and tone to the door?
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We have a lift to take callers who need assistance up to the ground floor level to enable access to our Caller room.
Are there visual alarm systems at the premises?
Can people with an assistance dog access the service accompanied by their dog?
Is there provision for assistance dogs? (Water bowl and toilet area)
Assistance dogs will be always be allowed into our Centre.