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In order to provide NCF members and the public with as much assistance as possible, we have included a list of useful links to related websites.

Responsible Gambling:

The organisations listed below provide free and confidential help and advice.

GamCare
National Gambling Helpline 0808 8020 133
Provides information, advice and counselling to individuals who have concerns About problem gambling.
gamcare.org.uk

Gamblers Anonymous (GA)
GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to do the same.
Gamblers Anonymous holds meetings all over the UK and hosts over 170 meetings per week. If you think you have a compulsive gambling problem a meeting is the best place you could go as you can speak directly to other compulsive gamblers who will offer help, advice and support. GA has various types of meetings
gamblersanonymous.org.uk

The Gordon Moody Association
47 Maughan St, Dudley, West Midlands, DY1 2BA
Tel: 01384 241292
Residential treatment programme for problem gamblers. Two centres in Dudley and Beckenham.
Apply at gordonmoody.org.uk or phone for further information.

National Debtline
51-53 Hagley Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B16 8TP.
Tel: 0808 808 4000
Offers advice and support to enable callers to deal with their debts in a pro-active and informed way. Self-help information packs are sent free to individuals with debt problems.
nationaldebtline.co.uk

CNWL National Problem Gambling Clinic
Crowther Market
282 North End Road
London
SW6 1NH
Phone: 020 7381 7722
Fax: 020 7381 7723
Treatment for problem gamblers living in England and Wales aged 16 and over. Service includes short-term treatment of co-existing mental health conditions.
national_problem_gambling_clinic
gambling.cnwl@nhs.net

Gambleaware
Aims to promote responsibility in gambling.
gambleaware.co.uk

 


Government Bodies:

The Gambling Commission
Tel: (0121) 230 6500
The Gambling Commission is the Government regulator for casinos in Great Britain.
If you know or suspect that illegal activity is taking place then help keep gambling safe by calling the Commission on (0121) 230 6655.
gamblingcommission.gov.uk

DCMS
Dept for Culture Media and Sport – The Government Department that sponsors the gambling industry.
culture.gov.uk

 


Research and Information:

The Responsible Gambling Trust (RGT)
The aim of the Foundation is to make it less likely that people will become problem gamblers and more likely that those who do will be able to seek and to secure effective help.
responsiblegamblingtrust.org.uk

The Responsible Gambling Strategy Board
rgsb.org.uk/

The Society for the Study of Gambling
societystudygambling.co.uk

New Advertising Codes
asa.org.uk/

UK Casino Table Games
Rules for games played in UK casinos.
ukcasinotablegames.info

 


Gambling Industry Trade Associations:

ABB – Association of British Bookmakers
abb.uk.com

British Amusement Catering Trades Association
bacta.org.uk

The Bingo Association
bingo-association.co.uk/channels/index.jsp

The Remote Gambling Association
The RGA represents remote gambling companies
rga.eu.com