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Samaritans of Plymouth, East Cornwall and South West Devon

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Samaritans of Plymouth, East Cornwall and South West Devon
20 Oxford Place
Western Approach

Public phone: 116 123 (this number is free to call) / 01752 221 666 (local call charges apply)


Website URL:

General information

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

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Ramped entrance.

Other information

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


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