Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline: 1-888-230-3505

The Helpline is:

  • open 24 hours per day, 7 days a week
  • free and confidential
  • available across the province
  • able to provide service in more than 140 languages.

The Helpline provides information about and referrals to problem gambling counselling services, telephone-counselling services and mutual aid organizations such as Gamblers Anonymous and Gam-Anon.

You can also contact the local treatment provider in your area directly to arrange an appointment.

Problem Gambling Treatment Centres

A list of problem gambling treatment centres in located Ontario. Help for a problem with gambling is available:

  • free of charge and close to home
  • to anyone affected by problem gambling-not just the person who gambles
  • confidentially
  • individually, in groups and through couple and family counselling
  • by telephone in some areas
  • in residential treatment programs.

Clients who are actively involved in counselling report that it has helped them identify their gambling triggers, restore balance and made them feel better equipped to deal with life.

What is Counselling?

Learn more about counselling for gambling problems.

Information for Families

Are you concerned about someone else's gambling?

Self-Help Tools

Click here for a list of self-help tools.

Helpful Resources

Other resources for getting help. More...