If you are a fisherman/mariner's family, and you...
Need financial assistance:
Shaw Fund for Mariners’ Children
Provides short-term financial assistance to incapacitated sea fisherman, their wives, widows, and children.
Need a job:
Gloucester Fisherman and Families Assistance Center
For free job placement, counseling, and retraining for fisherman, fisherman’s families, or fishing industry workers. Open Monday through Friday 8am-5pm.
Need Health Insurance:
Massachusetts Fishermen’s Partnership Gloucester Office
Offers Fishermen’s Partnership Health Plan to fishing families at an affordable cost.