The Samaritans


  • Overview of Organization and Services:
    Samaritans’ mission is to reduce the incidence of suicide by alleviating despair, isolation, distress and suicidal feelings among individuals in our community, 24 hours a day; to educate the public about suicide prevention; and to reduce the stigma associated with suicide. We accomplish this through services that emphasize confidential, non-judgmental, and compassionate listening.

    Our programs include:
    • 24/7 Crisis Services
    • Grief Support Services
    • Community Education & Outreach Program.


  • Demographics Served:
    Adults: 19+, Children: 12 and under, Families, Seniors: 60+, Youth: 13-18
  • City/Towns Served:
    Amesbury, Newbury (incl. Byfield), Newburyport, Rowley, Salisbury, West Newbury
  • Types of Services Provided:
    Behavioral Health, Suicide Prevention


  • Address: 41 West St., 4th Floor Boston, MA 02111
  • Phone: (877) 870-4673 - Statewide Help Line. For non-emergencies call: 617-536-2460
  • Email:
  • Website:
  • Hours of Operation: 24 hour crisis help line