Every year, the hotel and club industry voluntarily contributes $1.3 million dollars to the Gamblers Rehabilitation Fund (GRF). A significant portion of this money goes towards funding the gambling help services that provide counselling and treatment programs for problem gambling.
Help is freely available to assist people in South Australia with gambling related problems, or those affected by the gambling of others including family members.
All Gambling Help Services are free, confidential and professional and provide services including – individual and family counselling, financial counselling and support groups (where available).
For more information or to obtain help with gambling related problems call the Gambling Help Line on 1800 858 858. This service is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Gambling Help Online also offers free and immediate 24/7 online counselling and real time chat support to anyone, anytime, across Australia. Visit www.gamblinghelponline.org.au
For more information on the types of assistance and support these services can offer anyone affected by problem gambling visit www.problemgambling.sa.gov.au
For a full list of all gambling help services in South Australia, click here.