Gambler’s Help Southern, has been an integral service of Connect Health & Community since 1985.
Local to Melbourne’s south eastern suburbs, Gambler’s Help Southern, operates from 13 locations across 10 local councils; covering Port Phillip, Stonnington, Bayside, Glen Eira, Kingston, Greater Dandenong, Casey, Cardinia, Frankston and Mornington Peninsula. We are Victoria’s largest gamblers’ support service.
To ensure the best outcomes from our services, we adopt an holistic approach to support clients, offering financial and personal counselling, community engagement and information and venue support.
Our personal counselling services aim to address the underlying causes of gambling, while financial counselling is designed to help relieve the financial pressures caused by gambling. We are funded by the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.
In the past year we have:
During 2018/2019 we helped more than 911 individuals and families affected by problem gambling. An additional 317 individuals were supported with financial counselling support.
You can call Gambler’s Help Southern on 03) 9575 5353