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Central London Samaritans

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Central London Samaritans, based in Soho, is the founding branch of the charity. We provide round the clock, non-judgmental emotional support for anyone who is struggling to cope. We listen, give people the time and space to work through their problems and find their own way forward. In the year 2018/19, our 400 Listening Volunteers responded to over 80,000 calls for help via phone, SMS and Email, supported over 4,000 contacts face to face, helped over 2,000 of London's most vulnerable people, including the homeless, the LGBT + community, those bereaved by suicide and people in prison. Our schools and university outreach programme raises awareness with young people and by working with bu... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Paola Pizzoli
Paola Pizzoli
Geoffrey Harrison
Organization Information
46 Marshall St
London, London W1F 9BF
United Kingdom
Organization Information
46 Marshall St
London, London W1F 9BF
United Kingdom

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Feb 17, 2023
We're back to our building!
On Wednesday 2nd November 2022, our branch turned 69, and to mark the occasion we decided to celebrate by supporting as many callers as possible by running our service at full capacity for...
Oct 24, 2022
Cost of living crisis
How does financial hardship/insecurity affect mental health and suicidality? Suicide is complex and is rarely caused by one thing. However, there is strong evidence of associations between financial...
Jun 30, 2022
Re-opening for face-to-face support
Our branch finally re-opened for face-to-face support on June 1st, 2022. Face-to-face emotional support is a crucial part of our service. We offer a safe space for anyone who needs someone to talk to,...
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