Fishing Partnership is a non-profit support services organization dedicated to improving the health, safety and economic security of commercial fishermen and their families. Founded in 1997, we bring critical support services and programs to more than 20,000 New England fishing families. With 4 offices in Gloucester, New Bedford, Plymouth and Chatham, we deliver Health and Wellness, Safety at Sea and Economic Security support services in the communities where fishing families live.
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Based in Burlington MA with port offices in the coastal towns of Gloucester, Plymouth, New Bedford and Chatham, Fishing Partnership delivers support services along the eastern seaboard from Maine to the Carolinas. If you are a member of a fishing community seeking services, please contact one of our offices.
139 Court Street, Unit 101A
Plymouth, MA 02360
2 Blackburn Center
Gloucester, MA 01930
tel: 978.282.4847 or 1.888.282.8816 (toll-free)
30 Chestnut Avenue, Suite #2
Burlington MA 01803
New Location Coming Soon!
New Bedford, MA 02740
880 Main Street, Unit 2
at Munson Meeting Place
Chatham, MA 02633
The documentary Fish and Men exposes the high cost of cheap fish in the modern seafood economy and features Angela Sanfilippo’s family recipe for Red Fish Soup. Get the recipe here and learn more where to watch the 84 minute film.
In partnership with the MA COVID-19 Relief Fund, The Cape Cod Foundation selected Fishing Partnership as the non-profit leader in commercial fishing industry to distribute a $25,000 grant to Barnstable County fishing families.
Oceans of Recovery is a weekly support group that meets on Zoom every Thursday at 7 p.m. for fishermen seeking freedom from substance use disorder [SUD].