GamCare, a registered charity, is the leading authority on the provision of information, advice and practical help in addressing the social impact of gambling in the UK.
GamCare takes a non-judgmental approach on gambling. GamCare does not wish to restrict the choices or opportunities for anyone to operate or engage in gambling opportunities that are available legally and operated responsibly.
They strive to develop strategies that will:
GamCare offers a variety of counseling services and communication channels for those who are affected by problem gambling. Individuals can receive information, advice, support or counseling through their National Helpline, counseling service, or email service.
National Telephone Helpline - 0808 802 0133 (UK only- Available 24/7)
This is a confidential service, open to individuals experiencing gambling problems, and any relative, friend, employer, etc., who wants information, support or counseling over the phone. Professionals working with a gambler can also call for information and advice.
GamCare is pleased to be able to offer counseling sessions from their office at 7-11 St. John’s Hill London SW11 1TR or through partners across GB. For further information please contact the GamCare Helpline on 0808 802 0133 (UK only - Available 24/7).
You can also obtain support and advice by visiting the GamCare forum, for peer to peer advice and support, the forum is moderated by GamCare advisors.
For more information on GamCare, visit the GamCare home page.