Gambling Help NSW is a free, confidential service that assists gamblers and their families in NSW. It includes a range of therapeutic, financial counselling, and support services that can be accessed by phone, online, and face-to-face.

All services are free and confidential.

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Get help

If you or someone you care about is running into trouble with gambling, you’ve come to the right place for support and help. Choose from our range of free confidential services.

Get help

Meet a counsellor

Warruwi Gambling Help program

Help in other languages

Find support near you

Legal help

Financial counselling

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Manage your gambling

In this section, you’ll find useful tools and advice to help you gamble responsibly or limit your gambling.

Manage your gambling

Responsible gambling


Online self-exclusion

Protecting yourself online

How your bank can help

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Connect with others

Many people have faced the issues you are dealing with right now. Don’t fall into the trap of thinking you have to deal with problems on your own or you’re the only one. In this section you can read real stories from people experiencing problems with gambling.

Connect with others

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Learn more

Do you know what the real odds are of winning on the pokies? Or what teenagers think about gambling? Explore this section to learn more about the real facts of gambling and your own gambling habits.

Learn more

Gambling on overseas websites

Gambling online

How do gaming machines really work?

What do teenagers think about gambling?

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Support someone

Gambling problems affect people from all walks of life. In fact, it’s estimated that up to 1% of Australians experience severe gambling problems. That’s around 200,000 people. Another 3% or so are experiencing harm from heavy gambling and are at risk of becoming problem gamblers.

In this section you will find useful resources to help you support a friend, family member, teenager, student or colleague.

Support someone

For family and friends: looking after yourself

For family and friends: supporting a loved one

For employers and work colleagues