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Samaritans

Samaritans are volunteers trained to offer a listening ear to anyone who finds they are unable to cope with the problems, crises or loneliness which can confront people at any time in their lives. The phone lines are open 24 hours a day.

Phone:Helpline: 0131 221 9999 

Address: 25 Torphichen Street, Edinburgh. 

Times: 24 hour service on telephone. Visits without appointment 9.00am - 10.00pm daily. 

Disabled facilities: Disabled access. 

Further info: Anyone wanting to volunteer to be a Samaritan would undergo extensive training. An essential requirement for the work is to be a good listener. Contact branch on 0131 221 9999 for further information and details of Information Evening. 

Email:  jo@samaritans.org  

Website: Samaritans of Edinburgh