Samaritans of Bristol County, Inc.
Contact: Linda Quinn
Address: 627 State Road, Westport, MA 02790
Phone: 508-207-5564 Fax: 508-991-4110
Facebook: Samaritans Of Fall River New Bedford
We are a volunteer host site!
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.
We use volunteers for the following:
* Staffing the suicide hotline (35 hours of training are provided for this
* 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.