Gambling Support Network
Call the Gambling Support Network 1-888-347-8888 or 711 (TTY)
The Gambling Support Network is a province-wide, free, distance-counselling service. It offers both long-term support and short-term or crisis counselling. The Gambling Support Network is available 24 hours, 7 days a week. You can phone anytime. If you can not immediately get through, please leave a message. A clinical counsellor will contact you back. When you contact the Gambling Support Network, you’ll talk with a counsellor who provides the same services as a face-to-face counsellor would, the only difference is that you talk to the person by phone.
This service can be provided in multiple languages.
What to Expect
The clinical counsellors at the Gambling Support Network provide ongoing support for anyone affected by gambling. That means that they are there to help the person who is gambling and anyone affected by the gambling, including partners, family and friends. When you contact the Gambling Support Network, the information you share will be kept confidential. The only exceptions to this are if someone talks about wanting to attempt suicide, or if abuse is suspected. The Gambling Support Network also offers general information for people wanting to know more about gambling concerns. Watch the video to get a better idea of what to expect when calling the Gambling Support Network.