Where can I get help with problem gambling?

If you, or someone you know, has an addiction, you can get help in many ways:


  • Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline - Call 1-888-230-3505 for information about problem gambling treatment resources in Ontario.
  • ConnexOntario -  Information and Referral Specialists answer all calls, emails or webchat requests any time of the day. The service is free, confidential and anonymous for people experiencing problems with gambling, drugs or alcohol and mental illness.

Online Tools

There are some online tools to help you understand if gambling is having a negative impact on your life. These tools can help you to keep track of when you gamble or feel the urge to gamble. You can also explore and learn how to cut down or stop gambling. Families can also find support to help them help you.

Community Organizations

Some community organizations have programs, education, counselling and support for people who have problems with gambling, and their families.

To find help in your area, go to Services Near Me.

You can also contact a Community Information Centre.

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Last updated: June 22, 2022 4001324