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The Salvation Army Oasis Centre (Gambling Support) - Wellington

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Gambling Support

Programme Areas

Addictions - other

Programme Type

Community based support - gambling


Wellington, Hutt

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services

Referral Process

If you are concerned about your own gambling or someone else’s, then please contact us today.

Appointments are booked via the Wellington office.


The Salvation Army Oasis provides free and confidential support, education and counselling for those affected by gambling harm, as well as their whānau / family and others affected.

Our integrated approach motivates and empowers people affected by gambling and associated problems to make positive choices for a healthy lifestyle.

The Salvation Army Oasis aims to help you:

  • understand underlying reasons contributing to harmful gambling
  • stop or reduce the frequency of harmful gambling
  • develop strategies to reduce harmful gambling behaviour
  • tackle related issues that may also cause harm or damage
  • have a productive, healthy life without harmful gambling 

Face-to-face counselling involves:

  • crisis intervention
  • comprehensive assessment
  • ongoing counselling
  • 'affected other’ counselling
  • couples’ counselling
  • and whānau / family therapy

Group participation involves:

  • support groups
  • education groups


We also make referrals to self-help groups (including Gamblers Anonymous) and specialist services who offer information and advice (including legal and budgeting advice) as well as crisis intervention (legal, financial, relationship and/or psychological).

Contact Details

This page was last updated at 9:44AM on March 18, 2021. This information is reviewed and edited by The Salvation Army Oasis Centre (Gambling Support) - Wellington.