The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity is the only charity that provides emotional, physical and financial wellbeing support to the construction community and their families. A crucial element of our strategy is to provide a wide range of free and widely available pro-active resources to support the industry.
Our Core Services
24/7 Construction Industry Helpline
Our 24/7 Construction Industry Helpline offers free and confidential support and advice on a huge variety of wellbeing issues. Our expert helpline advisors provide a listening ear and are able to signpost to additional support where necessary. Many callers present complex issues that need multiple interventions and these are managed by our caseworkers. The caseworkers specialise in providing holistic support and working with third party organisations to ensure that callers get the support they need to access all of the possible help available.
0345 605 1956 (UK) 1800 939 122 (ROI)
Text HARDHAT Support Service
Our text ‘HARDHAT’ service meets the needs of those who feel uncomfortable speaking with someone on the telephone or maybe find it difficult to find a place and time to talk. The text HARDHAT service provides immediate one-to-one support on a huge range of wellbeing issues and can signpost to further specialist support if required.
Text HARDHAT to 85258 (UK) 50808 (ROI)
Self Support App
Our Construction Industry Helpline App is the ultimate self help tool in the palm of your hand. The app focusses on preventative tools and building resilience in the areas of emotional, physical and financial wellbeing. It also offers self-assessment tools, coping strategies and referral pathways to access expert advice and support. Even better, the app checks in with users on a daily basis to monitor their mood and prompts appropriate interventions to help them dependent on the responses given. The app’s geo-locator means that users can be signposted to support services local to where they live as well as national help centres.
Education & Training - Wellbeing Academy
We know that better mental health for our workers stems from promoting a positive cultural change within our industry. Most of our training is free and easily accessible by everyone in our industry. The academy embraces every style of learning from self-paced, e-learning through to online tutor-led masterclasses and onsite training.
The academy also offers a variety of course that support everyone in our industry from soft skills training, through to MHFA accredited qualifications.