Support Agencies

If you would like advice and support in relation to your gambling, or if you are concerned about a close friend or family member then there are various support services you can turn to for help.

United Kingdom

The CNWL National Problem Gambling Clinic treats problem gamblers living in England and Wales who are aged 16 and over. It assesses the needs of problem gamblers as well as those of their partners and family members and offers evidence based treatments as well as interventions to assist with financial, employment, social and relationship difficulties.

Contact Details

 020 7381 7722

Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who have joined together to do something about their own gambling problem and help other compulsive gamblers do the same. There are regional fellowships around the world.

Contact Details

The Gamblers Anonymous UK service site is at:

The Gamblers Anonymous International service site is at:

GamCare provides, advice, support and free counselling for the prevention and treatment of problem gambling. In addition to a telephone support line, GamCare provides a range of online support services, from our confidential NetLine, through to peer-to-peer services including our Forum and Chat/Support room.

Contact details

  0808 8020 133

Gamble Aware provides valuable advice on responsible gambling geared at all types of gambling both on-line and land based.

Contact Details


Gordon Moody (formerly the Gordon House Association) is a specialist provider of residential treatment for addicted gamblers. Gordon Moody Association has over 31 years’ experience of providing specialised support and treatment to acutely addicted gamblers.

Contact Details

 01384 241292



If you are considering self-exclusion, you may wish to register with GAMSTOP.
GAMSTOP is a free service that enables you to selfexclude from all online gambling companies licensed in Great Britain.
To find out more and to sign up with GAMSTOP please visit

Customer contact details:

Telephone: 0800 138 6518 (8am to midnight, 7 days a week).  This number is for consumers only.


Gambling Therapy is a free online service that provides practical advice and emotional support to people affected by problem gambling who reside outside Great Britain.

Contact Details


Australian national 1800 gambling helpline – Call 1800 858 858. This is a hotline for all problem gamblers and their families who will be able to speak directly with someone locally, irrespective of where they are calling from within Australia. There is a new facility for help, the National Gambling Help website.


Contact Details

  1800 858 858

For residents of Malta, the Gambling Addiction Service provides addiction counselling and support to individuals and their families experiencing a problem with gambling. It offers a wide range of services, including crisis interventions and planning one’s finances, employment and housing arrangements.


Contact Details

  179 / 116 123

Dunlewey Substance Advice provides counselling, mentoring, education and support to individuals directly or indirectly affected by gambling problem.

Republic of Ireland: 1800 936 725

Northern Ireland: 08000 886 725

Website: Dunlewey

Live chat

Want to talk to us about any of the matters discussed on this site? Speak in confidence to one of our trained advisers now.

Protecting minors

Understand the law on under 18s gambling, and see who can help if this issue is affecting a friend or family member