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Charities supported by the SCL

CRASH is a unique, practical charity addressing the issues of homelessness by harnessing the skills, products and goodwill of the construction and property industry. The charity acts as the conduit between the industry and homelessness agencies to help improve emergency night shelters, hostels, day centres and move-on accommodation by providing pro-bono professional expertise, sourcing building materials free of charge and awarding cash grants. If you would like to know more, please visit the website at

Construction Youth Trust supports young people and Service leavers whose journey to work can be challenging due to barriers relating to their financial circumstances, lack of awareness of opportunities, low self-esteem, gender or ethnicity. The Trust achieves its goals by undertaking a number of programmes from practical construction skills courses to construction careers information and guidance days, as well as offering work experience and job brokerage. By helping individuals to gain training and employment the Trust's work effectively tackles social exclusion and related disadvantage. If you would like to find out more information please visit

The Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity is a registered charity which offer aid and assistance to construction workers who suffered accident or illness. Since January 2014 the charity operates as one charity with 22 affiliated Regional Lighthouse Clubs all under the name of the "Lighthouse Club". Since its foundation in 1956, it has distributed over £12.5 million to over 13,000 construction industry workers and their families. If you would like to know more about the Lighthouse Construction Industry Charity please visit