International Centres


Africa – Merab Mulindi, Regional Co-ordinator

Befrienders Kenya – Kenya

Befriender Uganda - Uganda

Sourire de Reda (Befrienders Casablanca) - Morocco

Befrienders Mauritius – Mauritius

Befrienders South Africa, Botshabelo – South Africa

Befrienders South Africa, Bloemfontein – South Africa

Befrienders South Africa, Setshabelo – South Africa

Befrienders South Africa, Uitenhage – South Africa

Samaritans, Bulawayo – Zimbabwe

Samaritans, Harare – Zimbabwe


Australasia/Pacific – Kevin Crombie, Regional Co-ordinator

Samaritans Crisis Line (Subiaco) – Australia

Samaritans Mana­watu – New Zealand

Rotura Lifelink/ Youthline Service Inc. – New Zealand

Samaritans Horow­henua – New Zealand

Samaritans Hutt Valley – New Zealand

Samaritans of Wanganui – New Zealand

Samaritans of Wellington Inc. – New Zealand


Eastern Europe – Tanja Bokun, Regional Co-ordinator

Center SRCE – Serbia

S.O.S. Telefonos Lelkisegély Szolgálat, Szeged – Hungary

Youth Psychological Aid Centre (Youth Line) – Lithuania

Olsztyńskie Stowarzyszenie Pomocy Telefonicze – Poland



East Asia – Pornthip Yoskittipatt, Regional Co-ordinator

Suicide Prevention Services (Hong Kong) – China

The Samaritans (Hong Kong) – China

BW Tokyo Japan – Japan

BW Miyazaki Japan – Japan

BW Osaka Japan – Japan

BW Kumano Japan – Japan

The Befrienders Society, Johor Bahru – Malaysia

Befrienders Ipoh – Malaysia

Befrienders Kota Kinabalu – Malaysia

Befrienders Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Befrienders Malacca – Malaysia

Befrienders Penang – Malaysia

Befrienders Serem­ban – Malaysia

Befrienders Muar – Malaysia

Samaritans of Thailand – Thailand

Samaritans of Chiang Mai – Thailand

Samaritans of Singapore – Singapore



Latin America – Luiza Delavechia, Regional Co-ordinator

Centro de Valoriza­ção da Vida – Brazil [67 affiliated centres]

Centro Valorización de la Vida Samaritanos – Argentina

Samaritan Branch, Kingstown – St Vincent and the Grenadines




N/S/W Europe – Tanja Bokun, Regional Co-ordinator

Samaritans Onlus – Italy

Cyprus Samaritans – Cyprus

SOS Help – France

Voz de Apoio – Portugal

Kirken SoS I Norge – Norway

Samaritans of Spain - Spain

Någon Att Tala Med – Sweden


North America – Gary Beckmann, Regional Co-ordinator

Samaritans Inc. (Boston-Framingham) – USA

The Samaritans of Cape Cod and the Islands – USA

Suicide Prevention Center, Didi Hirsch CMHC (California) – USA

Samaritans Keene – USA

The Samaritans of New York – USA



South Asia – Melanie Paranavitana, Regional Co-ordinator

Sneha – India

Roshni, Hyderabad – India

Lifeline Kolkata – India

Befrienders India – India

Sumaitri Befrienders – India

Maithri Cohin – India

Maitreyi – India

Saath – India

Aasra – India

Samaritans Helpline Mumbai – India

The National Council of Sri Lanka Sumithrayo – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Sumithrayo, Kandy – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Sumithrayo, Bandarawela – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Sumithrayo, Katunayaka – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Sumithrayo, Kurunegala – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Sumithrayo, Matale – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Sumithrayo, Colombo – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Sumithrayo, Panduwasnuwara – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Sumithrayo, Mawanella – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Sumithrayo, Panadura – Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka Sumithrayo, Kohuwala – Sri Lanka