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Samaritans - Lowestoft and Waveney


14 Beach Road
NR32 1EA


08457 90 90 90 (national)


01502 563020


08457 90 91 92 (national)




Service offered ^ back to top

24 hour national telephone helpline offers emotional support for anyone in crisis. Offers a listening and befriending service to people who are isolated, feel in despair or who are suicidal. Callers are put through without delay to their nearest unengaged branch. Calls are charged at the local rate. Branch open daily for drop-in visits. Email support service through jo@samaritans.org

Target group

People who feel in despair, are suicidal or in need of emotional support.

Area served

Lowestoft and surrounding areas.

How to contact ^ back to top

Phone anytime, visit or write. At weekends, visit Sat 10am-10pm or Sun 10am-1.30pm, 6.30pm-midnight.

Opening times
MondayPhone 24 hours, 1.30pm-10pm visits
TuesdayPhone 24 hours, 10am-10pm visits
WednesdayPhone 24 hours, 10am-10pm visits
ThursdayPhone 24 hours, 10am-10pm visits
FridayPhone 24 hours, 10am-10pm visits
WeekendsSee How to Contact

Access information ^ back to top

Disabled access

Parking at rear for disabled drivers.

Adapted toilets


Wheelchair access

Yes - full

Further information ^ back to top

Type of organisation

Registered Charity



Public transport

2 minutes walk from the train and bus stations.

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