Sailors Childrens Society – Providing help to children of seafarers since 1821

Sailors’ Children’s Society is a national charity that provides support to children whose parent has made a living at sea or from the inland canals or rivers.  We help mariners from fishing fleets, Royal Navy and Merchant Navy families including ferries, cruise ships, cargo ships and Offshore industries.

If you have served at sea, have school-aged children and are in receipt of means-tested benefits you may be eligible for our support.

Please click the “Apply Here” button to complete our Referral Contact form.


Our Aim is to give each disadvantaged child the opportunity to achieve his/her full potential by providing financial, practical and emotional support


Have you seen our vacancy?

We are recruiting a part time (3 days pw) Support Scheme Officer in Hull; come and join our team helping families of seafarers nationwide? Starting salary £23,500 FTE email for info if you have strong admin skills & want to make a difference

Golf Am Am Friday 1st July, Hull Golf Club - annual fundraiser, please email to book your team

The offices are closing at 4pm and will re-open after the Jubilee Bank Holiday at 8.30am on Monday. Have a fabulous bank holiday break and see you all next week - best wishes 🙂 ... See MoreSee Less
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Help with energy costs - as per the BBC website :-1. £400 reduction from October 2022 paid directly onto your bill if you pay by direct debit or by a bill. If you are on a prepayment meter you will receive either a voucher or credit to your meter.2. £650 if you are getting Universal Credit, Tax credit, Pension Credit or any other means tested benefit paid in two payments July 2022 and Autumn 2022.3. £150 if you are getting a disability benefit September 20224. £300 per household for pensioners if you get the winter fuel allowance each year paid November/December 2022.5. Don't forget to check out if you are entitled to a payment from the Household Support Fund by contacting your local council. Kind regardsLiz ... See MoreSee Less
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Kindly supported by:

Royal Navy & Royal Marines Charity              Trinity House