Awareness and prevention
Information and resources
When you meet with one of our professional counsellors, they will work with you to:
1. Work out your current financial position
2. Help you set sustainable goals to improve your finances
3. Negotiate formal debt agreements or talk to creditors on your behalf
Many people who are having problems with gambling also have financial troubles. These troubles can prompt them to gamble more to try to win back their losses or can lead to feelings of hopelessness leading to more gambling.
People affected by someone else's gambling may also find themselves under considerable financial stress.
Gambler’s Help financial counsellors are fully qualified and experienced in understanding the financial issues you and your family are facing and are ready to help.
You can see a Gambler's Help financial counsellor with or without also seeing a therapeutic counsellor.
Gambler’s Help financial counsellors can:
Financial counsellors are not able to:
Gambler’s Help financial counsellors can provide information on the community agencies through which you and your family can obtain emergency relief.
Gambler’s Help services have limited financial assistance available to assist gamblers and those affected by another person’s gambling. Our financial counsellors may be able to help you with an application to access these resources.
This financial assistance is only available:
If you are deaf, or have a hearing or speech impairment, contact us through the National Relay Service.
Other useful information: