Charity supporting construction workers


About Us

The Construction Industry Helpline is managed and funded by the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity. The charity has been delivering charitable welfare and support to the construction community since 1956. The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity is funded by the industry, for the industry.

We receive no public funding and rely on the generosity and support of the industry and our volunteer network of regional clubs and fundraisers to allow us to deliver our charitable services.

What we do

The Construction Industry Helpline provides a 24/7 safety net for all construction workers and their families in the UK and Ireland. It is a charitable service funded by the industry, for the industry and provides;
​Emergency financial aid to construction families in crisis
Advice on occupational health and mental wellbeing
Support on legal, tax and debt management matters

The helpline is funded by The Lighthouse Club which has been delivering charitable welfare and support to the construction community since 1956, who in turn are funded by and supported by the businesses and people in our industry and our network of 21 regional volunteer clubs.

Benefits to you

Those working in the industry, as well as their families, can contact the Construction Industry Helpline and will be able to call the 24/7 confidential Construction Industry Helpline on UK 0345 605 1956 or ROI 1800 939 122 to access:Emergency financial aid in times of crisis following an illness, accident, injury or bereavement that forces a family into a state of poverty
Advice on occupational health and wellbeing issues as an employee or an employer
Support and advice for sufferers of stress and addiction-related illnesses
Advice on matters ranging from divorce to employment
Advice on specific tax-related issues concerning employment within the construction sector
Help to manage and reschedule debt
Help to understand the benefits system and your entitlement, especially if you are caring for others
Support on career changes, especially after accident or injury preventing you from returning to your original job


Basic necessities (food/clothes)
Information and advice
Managing a long-term health condition
Support with employment
Support with housing