The Scottish Nautical Welfare Society

The Scottish Nautical Welfare Society helps merchant seafarers and fishermen, and their dependants, within the central belt of Scotland

Regular grants and help to apply for one-off grants from other nautical organisations
Home visiting service also offers advice on how to access the welfare system for other avenues of support

Last updated on 22 March 2018

Who is eligible?

You can apply for a grant:

  • If you are a former merchant seafarer or fisherman

  • If you have had 10 years sea service, although applicants with less than 10 years who have a specific need may be considered

  • If you are a widow or widower of a former merchant seafarer or fisherman

How to apply?

In writing to the charity.

Contact details

Scottish Nautical Welfare Society
937 Dumbarton Road
Glasgow
Scotland
G14 9UF
Telephone: 0141 337 2632
Email: ghaldane@snws.org.uk
Web: http://www.snws.org.uk/