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Samaritans of Fall River/New Bedford, Westport, Massachusetts

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Address: 627 State Road
Westport, Massachusetts  02790  
United States
Number of Volunteers Serving Nationally: 35
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Mission Statement


The Samaritan's mission is to be available for those who are in crisis and in danger of taking their life, and for those who are lonely and depressed - to listen without judgment and prejudice, and to assure confidentiality and anonymity of the caller.

Description


The Samaritans is a non-religious charity, which provides confidential emotional support to any person who is lonely, depressed, or suicidal. Samaritans befriend people in crisis and educate the public about suicide awareness and suicide prevention strategies.The Samaritans provides a free and confidential Hot Line staffed by caring, trained volunteers available seven days a week from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM. This hotline phone service provides unprejudiced and nonjudgmental support to those who are alone, depressed or in crisis.

The Samaritans is a non-religious charity, which provides confidential emotional support to any person who is lonely, depressed, or suicidal. Samaritans befriend people in crisis and educate the public about suicide awareness and suicide prevention strategies.The Samaritans provides a free and confidential Hot Line staffed by caring, trained volunteers available seven days a week from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM. This hotline phone service provides unprejudiced and nonjudgmental support to those who are alone, depressed or in crisis.

Mission Statement: The Samaritan's mission is to be available for those who are in crisis and in danger of taking their life, and for those who are lonely and depressed - to listen without judgment and prejudice, and to assure confidentiality and anonymity of the caller.

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Program Type:


Other Program

Do you Require Formal Orientation Training?


Yes