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The Cork Branch is one of the busiest Samaritan centres in Ireland. It is also the second largest. There are 21 branches in Ireland, north and south.

The Cork branch opened its doors September 1972 and now has 220 active volunteers of all ages from college students, middle aged to retired people. Every year the Cork branch receive approximately 40,000 calls, with over 1000 people calling to the centre.

We are here 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Phone us for free on 116 123, text us 087 2 60 90 90, email us: [email protected] or call into us any day between 9am and 10pm at 7/8 Coach Street, Cork, Ireland

Samaritans Vision is that fewer people die by suicide. We work to achieve this vision by making it our mission to alleviate emotional distress and reduce the incidence of suicide feelings and suicidal behaviour.

We achive this by being available 24 hours a day to provide emotional support for people who are experiencing feelings of emotional distress or despair, including those which may lead to suicide.

Cork Samaritans is a 100% voluntary organisation, with no paid staff.

We are not Government Funded and rely solely on donations and fundraising initiatives.

All money donated to Cork Samaritans is used to keep the branch open and deliver the listening service to those experiencing difficulties in life.

You can also donate money to us by SMS. You can do this by texting CORK to 50300 which will donate �2 to us.
See this link for text donation T&C

Contact Details

7/8 Coach Street, Cork city, Cork, 97

Cause Registration

Revenue (Charities Unit) (CHY): 7173

Charities Regulatory Authority (CRA) : 20014889

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