About Us

Samaritans Mumbai is a helpline providing emotional support for those who are stressed, distressed, depressed, or suicidal.

Samaritans Mumbai was the first branch of The Samaritans, UK, to be established outside of England. It has formerly been known as Samaritans Bombay and Samaritans Sahara.

Samaritans Mumbai has been actively working in the field of mental health and striving to support those in need since 1968. It is a fully qualified member of Befriender India, under the umbrella of Befrienders Worldwide, and works with its sister organizations in India and around the world.

View our website at http://samaritansmumbai.com/ .

What We do


If anything is bothering you, you can call us any day between 3 pm to 9 pm on 022 6464 3267/ 022 6565 3267/ 022 6565 3247. We guarantee complete anonymity and confidentiality between you and Samaritans.

Face to Face

You can meet a volunteer at the centre and talk face-to face. However, it is recommended that you call the helpline and take an appointment before coming to the centre

Professional Unit

If you’d like to seek professional help, we offer a free service with a counsellor. Please call 022 6464 0822 between 10 am and 4 pm (Monday to Friday) to make an appointment.