24-hour emotional support is available to any seafarers and their families directly affected by what is happening in Ukraine via SeafarerHelp – the free, confidential, multilingual helpline operated by the International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN).
ISWAN’s experienced SeafarerHelp team are always available around the clock for seafarers or their families who are worried and need support or someone to talk to. Last year, SeafarerHelp handled thousands of calls and messages from seafarers and their families. The helpline has a number of contact channels:
- Phone: +44 (0)20 7323 2737
- Request a call back: www.seafarerhelp.org/callback
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Live Chat: via www.seafarerhelp.org
- WhatsApp: +44 (0)7909 470732
- Facebook: facebook.com/seafarerhelp
- VK (ВКонтакте): vk.com/seafarerhelpclub
- SMS: +44 (0)7860 018538
- Skype: info-seafarerhelp.org
ISWAN also operates a 24-hour helpline for professional yacht crew, Yacht Crew Help – contact details can be found at www.yachtcrewhelp.org.