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Hunter Gambling Help Counselling (HGHC)

Financial Wellbeing

Newcastle, 2300

The Hunter Gambling Help Counselling service in Newcastle provides free, confidential, non-judgmental counselling support for individuals and families, and community members who are concerned about their own or others' gambling. There is no limit on the number of sessions available for people who need help. While the service specialises in supporting Aboriginal individuals and families, the service is available to the whole community. Support is provided face-to-face, or via telephone, online or outreach. The service also offers community information sessions and SMART Recovery sessions. Please contact us if you are concerned about your gambling or that of someone in your community.

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Who we assist

Hunter Gambling Help Counselling is a specialist service providing Gambling Help Counselling to Aboriginal people in Newcastle. Whilst the focus of the service is supporting Aboriginal people, non-Aboriginal people are also able to use the service and receive counselling support.

Eligibility criteria

To access this service, you must have issues arising from your own or someone else's problem gambling.

Referral process

We accept self-referrals or referrals from other agencies or services.

Hunter Gambling Help Counselling (HGHC) location

Contact us

Ground Floor
433 Hunter Street Newcastle NSW 2300
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Opening hours

8.00AM-5.00PM Wednesday to Friday

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