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Seafarer Support is a freephone helpline 0800 121 4765 and
website - http://www.seafarersupport.org/
- with online ‘self-help’ search guide that acts as the
referral service for the entire UK maritime charity sector that
consists of 150 nautical charities with diverse objects and
criteria. Funded by the Maritime Charities Funding Group and
operated by the Merchant Navy Welfare Board, Seafarer Support helps
puts seafarers and their families in touch with the maritime
charity or charities best suited to assist them during difficult
Working and former seafarers (Merchant Navy, Fishermen, Royal
Navy and Royal Marines) and their families, including those people
who work to improve the lives of seafarers and their families.
Sometimes we need a little help in steering a course through
life’s problems. Seafarer Support will guide you and your family to
some of the services available. This might include advice, or
finding financial support, depending upon your circumstances.
These are just some of the ways in which seafaring or other
charities might be able to help:
We will put you in touch with an organisation that can advise
Please note that, as a referral service, we do not provide
direct financial assistance ourselves. Whilst we make every effort
to find help, there may be circumstances in which that is not
possible but we will, in any event, advise you of the outcome.
You can also look for charitable funds using
the Turn2us Grants Search database
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