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PGF Services (Problem Gambling Foundation)

Mental Health & Addictions Service

Today

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Description

At PGF Services we are trained to help. Our qualified counsellors provide free, professional and confidential gambling counselling services for both gamblers and others affected by gambling.

Programmes

Freephone - 0800 664 262, Text 5819, Live chat www.pgf.nz, help@pgf.nz

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Mental health, Addictions - other

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - gambling, Online / e-mental health

Regions

All of New Zealand

Age Groups

Youth / rangatahi, Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Phone: 0800 664 262

Website: www.pgf.nz

Email: help@pgf.nz

Description

Free, professional and confidential help and support by phone, live chat, text or email.

If you are concerned about your own gambling or someone else’s gambling, we can help. A…

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Gambling Support Group

Programme Areas

Addictions - other

Programme Type

Community based support - gambling

Regions

North Auckland, East Auckland, Central Auckland, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

Entry into the gambling support group meetings is by referral from the PGF counsellor. Please call 0800 664 262 for further information.

Description

PGF Services offers support groups in some locations. 

These support groups are for people who would like to work towards and maintain being 'gamble free'. Significant others are also welcome.…

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Counselling

Programme Areas

Addictions - other

Programme Type

Community based support - gambling

Regions

Wellington, Canterbury, South Canterbury, Dunedin - South Otago, North Auckland, East Auckland, Central Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Lakes, Taranaki, Whanganui, MidCentral, West Auckland, South Auckland, Hutt

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Phone: 0800 664 262
Email: Online Referral Form: Click here<br />

Find a PGF Clinic Near You
Please note that some of our clinic locations have different opening hours and…

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Description

At PGF Services our face-to-face counselling is free, professional and confidential. Counselling is available throughout New Zealand for individuals, couples, families and groups so you can get the help and…

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Multi Venue Exclusion

Programme Areas

Addictions - other

Programme Type

Venue exclusion for problem gamblers

Regions

Wellington, Canterbury, South Canterbury, Dunedin - South Otago, North Auckland, East Auckland, Central Lakes, Central Auckland, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Lakes, Taranaki, Whanganui, MidCentral, West Auckland, South Auckland, Hutt

Age Groups

Adult / pakeke, Older adult / kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Phone: 0800 664 262
Email: Online Referral Form: Click here<br />

Find a PGF Clinic Near You
Please note that some of our clinic locations have different opening hours and…

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Description

Our organisation can act on behalf of a gambler to request that a gambling provider prevents that person from entering their venue.

Staff

PGF Services provide counselling and support services to anyone affected by harmful gambling. The service is free, professional and confidential.

Charges

Our counselling services are free, professional and confidential. We are funded by the Ministry of Health through the gambling levy, to work with all people who are affected by gambling.

This includes friends, family, work colleagues, employers, and anyone affected by someone else's gambling.

Our public health service offers free presentations and workshops for community and professional groups.

Donations are welcome. We are a registered charity.

Hours

8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Mon – Fri8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

PGF Services can be contacted during these hours, via 0800 664 262.

Please note that some of our clinic locations have different opening hours and may not be open every day. 

To find a clinic address and opening hours, please click here.

Public Holidays: Closed Waitangi Day (Observed 7/2/22) (7 Feb), Good Friday (15 Apr), Easter Sunday (17 Apr), Easter Monday (18 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (6 Jun), Labour Day (24 Oct).
Christmas: Open 20 Dec — 24 Dec. Closed 25 Dec — 26 Dec. Open 27 Dec — 31 Dec. Closed 1 Jan — 2 Jan. Open 3 Jan — 7 Jan.

Languages Spoken

English, Cantonese Chinese, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Samoan, Tongan, Thai, Hindi, Vietnamese

Document Downloads

  • Referral Form (DOCX, 241.1 KB)
    A referral form is attached if required. This referral form provides us with information about the client and details of the referring agency.

    Otherwise appointments can be made by phoning 0800 664 262.

Parking

Instructions on parking and how to find us will be given to you upon confirmation of your counselling appointment.

Website

Contact Details

MASH Trust
180 Cuba Street
Palmerston North
Manawatu-Wanganui 4410

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Street Address

MASH Trust
180 Cuba Street
Palmerston North
Manawatu-Wanganui 4410

Postal Address

PO Box 6506
Marion Square
Wellington 6141

This page was last updated at 2:47PM on October 7, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by PGF Services (Problem Gambling Foundation).