The Seamens Church Institute of New York & New Jersey
The Seamen's Church Institute (SCI) of New York & New Jersey, founded in 1834 and affiliated with the Episcopal Church, serves mariners through education, pastoral care, and legal advocacy. With a budget of over $7 million dollars, SCI is the largest, most comprehensive mariners’ agency in North America. Headquartered in New York City, the Institute operates a Seafarers’ Center in Port Newark, Hospitality Centers in the Manhattan and Brooklyn Passenger Ship Terminal, and maritime education facilities in Paducah, KY and Houston, TX. Annually, its chaplains visit 3,400 vessels in the Port of New York and New Jersey and along American inland waterways. SCI and its maritime attorneys provide free legal advice for merchant mariners worldwide and advocates for their rights to the United States Government, including the United States Congress, the Department of Homeland Security, the US Coast Guard, as well as the United Nations, the International Maritime Organization, the International Labor Organization and maritime trade associations. SCI instructors provide professional development and educational programs for inland, coastal, and deep-sea mariners using simulator training facilities at the SCI-Paducah Center (KY) and the SCI-Houston Center (TX). SCI counselors provide licensing and counseling service feasibility studies using database and digital media services offered at SCI’s headquarters in New York.
Philanthropic organizations , Non-governmental organizations , Merchant marine , Social welfare charities , Episcopal Church in the United States of America , Christianity in New York City , Organizations based in New York , Anglican organizations
1,022 per month
1,022 per month