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ACT Gambling Counselling and Support Service


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About Us

If you are concerned about your own gambling or you are worried about a family member or friend’s gambling, and you are not sure what to do we can help you.

The ACT Gambling Counselling and Support Service is a free service offering:

  • Confidential face-to-face, telephone and online counselling services for people with a gambling problem and/or to the family or friends of people with a gambling problem (individual, relationship and financial counselling available.)
  • Education and prevention activities in relation to problem gambling.
  • Referral to other community agencies to better meet the needs of those affected by problem gambling.

Through this service you will talk with a counsellor about any difficulties that you are experiencing or any support you may require. You do not need a referral.

The ACT Gambling Counselling and Support Service can help with:

Gambling issues
  • Consider your gambling and work out what you want to do
  • Develop strategies to support you
  • Work through other issues that may contribute to your gambling
  • Regain control of your self and your life.
  • Think about the impact of gambling on your relationships
  • Work through these effects in a supportive environment
  • Establish the conditions needed to rebuild the relationship.
  • Assess your debts
  • Cope with your creditors
  • Get back in control of your finances.

Quick Facts About The Region

Relationships Australia Canberra & Region - Deakin is located in the suburbs of Canberra Central and Deakin, the council of Canberra and the federal electorate of Canberra.