Gamblers Help provides support and counselling services to Tasmanian's concerned about their own, or someone else's gambling.
These services are provided by funded non-government organisations.
Gambling not only affects the gambler, it can directly affect family, friends, colleagues - anyone.
Gamblers Help is a network of services contracted by the Department of Health and Human Services to help those affected by gambling through:
- Telephone Counselling (Helpline 1800 858 858)
- Personal and family counselling
- Financial counselling
- Support groups
Gamblers Help are designed to be easily accessible:
- A qualified counsellor is available on the Helpline 24 hours a day, all year
- Counselling services are available in major centres in the North, South and North West
- When you choose to see a counsellor, you can have an appointment within 24 hours
- Counsellors are friendly and professional and work with people in a wide range of situations and around a wide rage of issues.
How to contact us or make a booking
The Gambling Helpline Tasmania can provide telephone counselling or connect you with an appropriate service.
Phone 1800 858 858
Gambling Support Services are free, confidential and professional.
Administrative Phone Number
Phone 1800 858 858 (freecall) or the service in your area
You have a choice of where to start, but if you are unsure call the Helpline for more details or direction.
Free crisis counselling and referral service (24 hours Statewide)
Phone 1800 000 973
Assists families and individuals to take control of their money.
Contact Anglicare on 1800 243 232 or
Hobart - (03) 6234 3510
Launceston - (03) 6334 6060
Devonport - (03) 6424 8581
Burnie - (03) 6431 8299
Small groups of people meet regularly to share experiences, provide support and explove options with a facilitator.
Hobart groups (03) 6213 3555 or 1800 243 232
Launceston groups (03) 6336 7000
Devonport group (03) 6424 8581 or 1800 243 232
Personal and Family Counselling
Regular sessions with individuals or families to help them work through their gambling concerns.
Contact Anglicare Tasmania on 1800 243 232 or
Relationships Australia on
Hobart - (03) 6211 4050
Launceston - (03) 6336 7000
Devonport - 1800 002 222
Gambling Service Support Material (Restricted Site)