The Merchant Seamen's War Memorial Society

The Merchant Seamen's War Memorial Society

Charity information

The Merchant Seamen's War Memorial Society

“The charity’s vision for its future is to strengthen its position as a leader in the provision of high quality residential, welfare support and holiday opportunities for those in need from the seafaring community. The nature, quality and quantity of that support would be achieved by having a sound financial base and being an integral part of the provision of the welfare support available within the seafaring charitable sector”.

Founded 1920

  • Mission statement

    To provide support to those men and women in need who have served in either the Merchant or Royal Navies, plus fishermen and associated services, by providing sheltered accommodation, holidays or in any other way the trustees think fit.

  • Aims

    The Merchant Seamen's War Memorial Society aims to:

    • To encourage and support a spirit of community
    • To provide a safe and secure environment for all service users and to ensure a comfortable and homely living environment is maintained
    • To support individuals to enhance their quality of life
    • To provide social activities to help alleviate boredom and social exclusion
    • Work with other organisations and agencies to ensure that a high level of service is provided
  • Overview

    Established: July 1920

    Registered Charity Number: 207500

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 10

    Part time staff: 7

    Volunteers: 10

    Phone number: 01403 752555

    Address: Springbok EstateAlfoldSurrey GU6 8EX

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