Samaritans of Bristol County, Inc.

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Samaritans of Bristol County, Inc.

Contact: Linda Quinn

Address: 627 State Road, Westport, MA 02790

Phone: 508-207-5564   Fax: 508-991-4110

E-mail: lindamm.quinn@gmail.com

Website: www.samaritans-bristolcounty.org

Facebook: Samaritans Of Fall River New Bedford

LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/lindamquinn

 

We are a volunteer host site!

 

Background

The Samaritans of Bristol County, Inc. is a non-profit suicide prevention crisis hotline, available 7 days a week from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM including holidays. Volunteers listen in confidence, without judging. We are available for anyone who is lonely, depressed or suicidal. The hotline number is 508-673-3777. The Samaritans of Bristol County, Inc. is a volunteer driven organization with just one paid employee, Del Ferus, who is the Executive Director. Volunteers are crucial to the survival of our mission and vision as a community agency.


Volunteer Opportunities

We use volunteers for the following:
* Staffing the suicide hotline (35 hours of training are provided for this
role.)
* Board of Directors membership
* Grant writing
* To assist with all aspects of fundraising events
* To promote the Samaritans through different forms of marketing such
distributing printed materials, staffing a table at various fairs,
helping with direct mailings, etc.

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