Counselling Service

 

FREEMASONRY

ACCESSING THE COUNSELLING SERVICE

The Masonic Charitable Foundation Counselling Careline is a confidential and free helpline operated by trained counsellors who will listen and offer professional guidance. Following an initial telephone consultation, up to six additional face-to-face counselling sessions may be arranged. These are provided within 15 miles of a person’s home or work and within 5 days of an initial call to the Fund.

Feelings of depression, anxiety and stress could occur due to bereavement, redundancy, retirement, family breakdown or physical illness. Everyone is affected by life’s twists and turns but may react in different ways. Much of the awareness and research regarding mental health issues has focused on women, who are twice as likely to seek support as men. However, of the 4,000 incidents of suicide in Britain each year, 75% are men.

Freemasons, their wives, partners, widows and dependants who are over 16 years old can access the free and confidential helpline. Our Grants Team will issue callers with an individual reference number and access to the Careline. There are no forms to complete or financial assessment required. The service is swift and confidential.

Call the Fund on 020 7404 1550.

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