Samaritans, Inc.

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Samaritans, Inc.

41 West St #4th+floor, Boston, Ma 02111, Usa
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Our mission

Our mission is to reduce the incidence of suicide by alleviating despair, isolation, distress and suicidal feelings among individuals in our 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.

Positions

Board Member

Desired skills: Business Development, Communications, Finance, Fundraising, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Marketing, Strategy Consulting
Needs We do not have any specific needs at this time. Contact us to explore possible ways we could work together
How you help

We have trained more than 5,250 volunteers in befriending skills; provided suicide prevention workshops to 135,000 individuals; and lent aid and support to 13,000 individuals who have lost a loved one to suicide. Our services would not be possible without our dedicated volunteers.

About us

For over 40 years, we have provided life-saving suicide prevention services and nonjudgmental support throughout Massachusetts. Samaritans’ purpose is to alleviate despair, isolation, distress and suicidal feelings among individuals in our community, 24 hours a day; to educate the public about suicide prevention; and to reduce the stigma associated with suicide. We accomplish this through services that emphasize confidential, nonjudgmental, and compassionate listening.