Want to talk? Call the Samaritans on 116 123

Want to text? Text Shout to 85258

Samaritans

Samaritans is available 24-hours a day, 365 days a year to provide emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of distress or despair, including those which lead to suicide. Open to all age groups and backgrounds, nationwide.

Phone
Email
Webchat
National
Local
Young People
Elderly
LGBQT+
"The fact that somebody understood, did not criticise, did not palm me off, did not judge or advise... gave me back my confidence in me as a person."
Telephone
116 123
Address
272 Queens Road, Sheffield, S2 4DL
Open
24 hours a day, 365 days a year

Further info

Samaritans also offer talks to staff groups about their work and can provide free leaflets.  They hold information sessions for those interested in volunteering with them. Their webchat is a pilot service, estimated wait time: 20-30 minutes. Their email response time is 24 hours. Drop-in sessions are available at their Sheffield office between 10am – 8pm. Please wait a few minutes after knocking as they may be on the phone. If possible, call before you visit to make sure someone is available on 0114 276 7277.