Gamblers Support Services and Education Programs

Anglicare Tasmania provides free Gamblers Support Services and manages a range of Community Education Programs.

Gambling Support Services

Gamblers Help Service

This service is a free and confidential service for people affected by gambling.  Our counsellors can provide you with professional counselling, support groups, financial counselling and arrange a self-exclusion order on your behalf.

SMART Recovery Groups

A group program offering a supportive environment for people achieve their goals to change problem behaviours.

Support for Families and Friends

Contact us for support in supporting your loved one with their gambling behaviours.  We can provide you with information, connect you with a support group and other services that can assist you.

Call us on 1800 243 232

Gambling Community Education Programs

Get into the Game

A program aiming to keep gambling out of local sport through local sporting club membership and commitment to say no to gambling sponsorship and promotions.

Beat the Bet

A program encouraging the community to Beat the Bet by taking the 100 Day Challenge and using the Reset App to help you become more aware of your gambling.

Gamble Aware Week

An annual initiative to increase awareness around gambling and gambling related harm in the Tasmanian Community.

Gambling Community Education Programs

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The real cost of gambling harm

Reducing gambling harm will deliver benefits to all Tasmanians, says a new report from Anglicare Tasmania’s Social Action and Research Centre (SARC). Read full story
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MEDIA RELEASE: Mandatory pre-commitment welcomed

Anglicare Tasmania welcomes the Tasmanian Government's decision to introduce the nation's first universal mandatory pre-commitment system for poker machines. Read full story
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Step number one: Call Gamblers Help

Anglicare's Gamblers Help service supports people to understand why they gamble. Self-exclusion is one strategy that works, and it also applies to online gambling. Read full story

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Supporting someone affected by gambling harm? Our family resource booklet can help.

Are you supporting someone with a gambling problem?

Anglicare’s Gamblers Help Family Resource Booklet will help you support the person you care about while also taking care of yourself. Read full story
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Do you know how your gambling affects others?

Gambling can have a wide ripple effect. It’s estimated that for every person experiencing gambling harm another seven other people are affected, too. Read full story
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Staying active can help you control your gambling

Many people who gamble say it’s a way to avoid boredom, or cope with stressful situations. Here are some ideas for activities that can keep you busy and fulfilled. Read full story


Gamblers Help is funded by the Tasmanian Government through the Department of Premier and Cabinet. Visit the Department of Premier and Cabinet for more information.

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