Samaritans is here to support and help people through tough times. We give our help unconditionally with care and respect, empowering individuals to build their resilience and find their place in the community. Our belief in social justice means we stand up for what is right and are not afraid to amplify the voices of people in our society who go unheard.
As the social services agency of the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle, we believe in helping people. Unconditionally.Read more
In 1984, the Anglican Diocese of Newcastle established the Samaritans Foundation as its social services arm, to provide benevolent relief to those suffering poverty or distress.Read more
Samaritans greatest strength is our people. We proudly employ more than 800 people across our regional workforce, with an additional 400 volunteers.Read more
Samaritans works hard to ensure the people we support receive a high standard of care. A number of our services and programs are independently assessed and certified according to industry standards.Read more
Samaritans Chaplain offers pastoral and spiritual care to staff, volunteers, people we support and the broader community connected to our organisation.Read more
At Samaritans we respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Custodians of this land which was colonised without their consent.Read more