Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen

The Fishermen’s Mission is the only fishermen’s charity that provides emergency support alongside practical, financial, spiritual and emotional care. 

Assistance is available to all fishermen, active or retired, and their families.

Last updated on 16 July 2019

Who is eligible?

The Charity provide a wealth of practical support:

Here are some of the ways we help:

  • Immediate financial assistance for rent, food, utility bills, school dinners or school uniform
  • Emergency response to injured, ill or shipwrecked fishermen, 24 hours a day, every day of the year
  • Emotional support during bereavement, family breakdown or emotional difficulties
  • Preventing poverty among retired fishermen and their families by helping with the benefits system and sourcing long-term grants
  • Combating loneliness and isolation by making home and hospital visits and arranging group activities.

For more information on how to apply, visit the website:

How to apply?

Applicants should make contact with the Fisherman's Mission, and can do so via the


Phone: 01489 566910


Contact details

Fishermen's Mission Head Office
Mather House, 4400 Parkway
Solent Business Park
PO15 7FJ

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