ISWAN

The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) is an international maritime charity which works to improve the lives of seafarers and their families with services, resources, strategies and advocacy.

ISWAN operates SeafarerHelp – the number one free, confidential, 24/7/365, multilingual helpline providing help and support to seafarers and their families around the world. For professional yacht crew, ISWAN operates the free, 24-hour helpline Yacht Crew Help. ISWAN also has staff working in India, the Philippines and Nigeria to provide humanitarian support in these regions, and administers a number of relief funds to provide financial support to seafarers and their families in crisis or with urgent needs.

ISWAN works to drive change within the maritime industry for better health and wellbeing amongst seafarers, using data from its helplines to identify areas of need and inform new projects and research. ISWAN provides Maritime Mental Health Awareness training and delivers bespoke crew support helplines for a number of shipping companies and organisations within the industry.

The International Seafarers’ Welfare and Assistance Network (ISWAN) is an international maritime charity which works to improve the lives of seafarers and their families with services, resources, strategies and advocacy.

ISWAN operates SeafarerHelp – the number one free, confidential, 24/7/365, multilingual helpline providing help and support to seafarers and their families around the world. For professional yacht crew, ISWAN operates the free, 24-hour helpline Yacht Crew Help. ISWAN also has staff working in India, the Philippines and Nigeria to provide humanitarian support in these regions, and administers a number of relief funds to provide financial support to seafarers and their families in crisis or with urgent needs.

ISWAN works to drive change within the maritime industry for better health and wellbeing amongst seafarers, using data from its helplines to identify areas of need and inform new projects and research. ISWAN provides Maritime Mental Health Awareness training and delivers bespoke crew support helplines for a number of shipping companies and organisations within the industry.

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