Befrienders Worldwide Seafarers

Has the life of a Seafarer been difficult?

Are you finding life mentally and emotionally challenging? Feeling upset and frustrated and just need someone to talk to but feel isolated or too far from home?
Befrienders Worldwide Seafarers’ support centers are available for you.

You may call any center below, they are open wherever you are in the world and operate 7 days a week.

Please say that you’re a SEAFARER and are contacting via IN TOUCH’s Befrienders Worldwide Seafarers page. Calls are confidential and can be anonymous. You may provide an alias or choose not to give a name.

Get in touch with the following support centers or visit to view their status.


​National Lifeline
Call ​988
Operating Hours: 00:00 – 23:59 UTC
​Samaritans in Spain
Call ​+1 877 209 2475
Operating Hours: ​09:00 – 21:00 UTC
​GIBSAMS – Gibraltar
WhatsApp ​0035 0560 03612
Operating Hours: ​14:00 – 22:00 UTC
​The Samaritans
Call ​+852 2896
Operating Hours: 02:00 – 14:00 UTC


For any immediate or in-the-moment emotional support, call our 24/7 CRISIS LINE. Our professionally trained responders are on standby to assist you.