Filed Under: Hotlines, Physical and Mental Health
41 West Street
4th Floor
Boston, ma 02111
Helpline: 877-870-4673
Business Line: 617-536-2460

Samaritans’ mission is to reduce the incidence of suicide by alleviating despair, isolation, distress, and suicidal feelings among individuals in the community, 24 hours a day; to educate the public about suicide prevention; to help those who have lost a loved one to suicide, and to reduce the stigma associated with suicide.

Samaritans provides life-saving suicide prevention services throughout Greater Boston, MetroWest, and across Massachusetts. Their services are free, confidential, and nonjudgmental.


Learn more about their services during COVID-19 here.

Service hours

Helpline: 24/7
Grief Support Services: SafePlace meetings will be held virtually via Zoom until further notice. Meetings will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday evenings from 6:30-8pm.
Community Education & Outreach: Each week they hold a regularly scheduled suicide prevention workshop on Tuesdays at 2pm EST via zoom.


While every effort is made to provide current and accurate information for the agency descriptions and hours of operation, it is recommended to call the agency to verify the information before visiting.

Last updated March 7, 2022


Agency information may have changed due to COVID-19. Please contact individual agencies to double-check their information.