If gambling is creating problems for you, your family, your community and your culture, then we can help with Aboriginal specific support.
Speak to an Aboriginal-specific phone counsellor for free. Call 1800 752 948.
Aboriginal face to face counselling support
We provide counselling services for Aboriginal people at the following locations, or you can also find support at any of the counselling locations across NSW.
|Mission Australia||Shop 1, 40 Clyde St Kempsey, NSW, 2440||02 6562 2347|
|Mission Australia||1/239 King Street Newcastle, NSW, 2300||02 4033 4941|
|Mission Australia||36 – 40 Gurwood Street Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650||02 6932 7500|
|University of Sydney Gambling Treatment Clinic||75 East St, Lidcombe, NSW, 2141||1800 482 482|
The Warruwi Gambling Help Program
This program works with communities to promote a healthy approach to gambling and seeking help.
The Warruwi program is run by the following organisations:
- Northern Rivers Community Gateway is a community hub based in Lismore which delivers the Warruwi program on the Far North Coast, Mid North Coast and in the New England area. Call them on 02 6621 7397 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The NSW Aboriginal Safe Gambling Program is run by former Newcastle Knights player, Ashley Gordon, and delivers the Warruwi program in Sydney, Western Sydney, Central Coast, Hunter region, Illawarra and South Coast, Southern Inland, Murray region, Riverina, Far West, Central West and Orana regions. You can call Ashley Gordon on 0409 245 597 or email email@example.com. You can also speak to Kerindy Clarke on 0466 918 805 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the program watch the video below or download the Warruwi program overview: Warruwi Gambling Help Project Overview 2016.