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Description

At the Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand (PGF) 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

Programme Areas

Self help/ helpline, Addictions - other

Programme Type

Helpline / self-help - gambling

Regions

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

Age Groups

Adult, Older Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP

Referral Process

Phone: 0800 664 262
Email: help@pgf.nz
Asian Family Services: 0800 862 342
Mapu Maia (Pacific counselling team): 0800 21 21 22

Description

Free, professional and confidential help - it's only a phone call or email away

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

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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, Older Adult

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

The Problem Gambling Foundation 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…

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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, Taranaki, Whanganui, West Auckland, South Auckland, Hutt

Age Groups

Adult, Older Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Phone: 0800 664 262
Email: Online Referral Form: Click here<br />Asian Family Services: 0800 862 342
Mapu Maia (Pacific counselling team): 0800 21 21 22

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Description

At the Problem Gambling Foundation 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…

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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, Waikato, Bay of Plenty, Taranaki, Whanganui, West Auckland, South Auckland, Hutt

Age Groups

Adult, Older Adult

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

Phone: 0800 664 262
Email: Online Referral Form: Click here<br />Asian Family Services: 0800 862 342
Mapu Maia (Pacific counselling team): 0800 21 21 22

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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.

Hours

Mon – Fri 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Problem Gambling Foundation can be contacted during these hours, via 0800 664 262.

Public Holidays: Closed Labour Day (22 Oct), Waitangi Day (6 Feb), Good Friday (19 Apr), Easter Sunday (21 Apr), Easter Monday (22 Apr), ANZAC Day (25 Apr), Queen's Birthday (3 Jun).

Languages Spoken

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

Fees

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.

Staff

PGF is the largest single treatment provider for problem gambling in Australasia with 63 staff, 7 branch offices and 17 satellite offices throughout New Zealand.

We endeavour to offer culturally appropriate services wherever possible that meet the needs of the community.

Parking

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

Website

Document Downloads

  • Referral Form (PDF, 372.7 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 or the Asian Hotline 0800 862 342

Contact Details

128 Khyber Pass Road, Grafton, Auckland

Central Auckland

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7 The Strand, Takapuna, Auckland

North Auckland

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4 Opaheke Road, Papakura

South Auckland

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11 Trading Place, Henderson, Auckland

West Auckland

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78 Queens Road, Panmure, Auckland

Central Auckland

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60 Ridgway Street, Whanganui

Whanganui

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Horowhenua Health Centre

MidCentral

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15A Ngahina Street, Paraparaumu

Wellington

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1 Maraetai Road, Tokoroa

Waikato

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129 Spa Road, Taupo

Lakes

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31 Gloucester Road, Mt Maunganui

Bay of Plenty

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5 Peel Street, Arundel, Geraldine

South Canterbury

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44 Cass Street, Ashburton

Canterbury

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27 Strathallan Street, Timaru

South Canterbury

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283-301 Moray Place, Dunedin Central, Dunedin

Dunedin - South Otago

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This page was last updated at 9:10AM on September 21, 2018. This information is reviewed and edited by Problem Gambling Foundation.