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Samaritans of FR/NB, Inc.
We provide a free and confidential Suicide Prevention and Crisis Hot Line staffed by caring, trained volunteers available seven days a week from 8:00 AM to 11:00 PM.
This service provides unprejudiced and nonjudgmental support to those who are alone, depressed or in crisis. Everyone can find a caring empathetic ear at
The Samaritans of FR/NB.
Suicide Awareness Education is an important and effective suicide
prevention tool. Through our outreach program,
The Samaritans provides education, training on identifying those
at risk of suicide and suicide prevention strategies.
Teen Suicide is now thought to be the second leading cause of
death for ages 15 through 19 and rising rapidly.
Suicide and the Elderly, those 65 and older, have the
highest suicide rate of any age group in the United States.
When doing your Holiday Shopping Please
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Samaritans of FR/NB,Inc.
When you shop at AmazonSmile, you can designate 0.5% of your purchase to be donated to the Samaritans of Fall River/ New Bedford.
Shopping with AmazonSmile is identical to shopping at regular Amazon, except you select a charity to receive 0.5% of your purchases. It is the same Amazon experience, including Prime shipping, but with the added benefit that some of the money you spend will go to the Samaritans of FR/NB.
Here is how it works:
- Visit AmazonSmile at http://smile.amazon.com/
- If this is your first time visiting AmazonSmile, you will be asked to select your charity. In the box which says, "Pick your own charitable organization" search for "Samaritans of FR/NB.
- The next page that opens will let you select Samaritans of Fall River/ New Bedford.
- A confirmation box will be displayed, then you shop normally
- . For eligible purchases at AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% with no cost to you.
- While you are shopping, you can confirm that you are donating to Samaritans of FR/NB by checking that the logo at the top says and the top of the page will say "Supporting Samaritans of Fall River/ New Bedford."
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Our Next Class Dates Will Be Posted Soon
If you're in a program such as, Human Service, Social Work, Psychology,
Criminal Justice or in Healthcare - Samaritans may be the perfect internship for you.
Volunteers are specially trained to work our crisis line - we also reach out to those interested
in office administration or business administration.
Hours are flexible and can be tailored to fit students schedule
Please call 508-679-9777
Samaritans of FR/NB, Inc. / DBA Samaritans of Bristol County