Samaritans of Plymouth, East Cornwall and South West Devon
20 Oxford Place
Public phone: 116 123 (this number is free to call) / 01752 221 666 (local call charges apply)
Website URL: http://www.samaritans.org/branches/plymouth/
Service offered: Telephone helpline (116 123) operating 24 hours a day offering emotional support for anyone in crisis. Offers a listening and befriending service to people who are isolated, need to talk, feel in despair or who are suicidal. The national Samaritans number (116 123) can also put callers through without delay to their nearest unengaged branch.
Target group: Anyone who needs to talk over a problem and receive emotional support.
Area served: Plymouth, East Cornwall and South West Devon.
How to contact: Phone/Email anytime. Drop in suspended during coronavirus pandemic, please check website for up to date information.
Monday: 24 hour phone
Tuesday: 24 hour phone
Wednesday: 24 hour phone
Thursday: 24 hour phone
Friday: 24 hour phone
Weekends: 24 hour phone
Wheelchair access: Yes - full
Accessible toilets: Yes
Access notes: Ramped entrance.
Languages other than English: Access to most languages.
Charity number: 265123
Year established: 1972
Staffing: 93 volunteers.
Public transport: Central train and bus stations - 5 minutes walk.
Record last checked: 24 February 2021