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.
The organisations listed below provide free and confidential help and advice.
National Gambling Helpline 0808 8020 133
Provides information, advice and counselling to individuals who have concerns About problem gambling.
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
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.
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.
CNWL National Problem Gambling Clinic
282 North End Road
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.
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.
Dept for Culture Media and Sport – The Government Department that sponsors the gambling industry.
Research and Information:
The Responsible Gambling Strategy Board
The Society for the Study of Gambling
New Advertising Codes
UK Casino Table Games
Rules for games played in UK casinos.
Gambling Industry Trade Associations:
ABB – Association of British Bookmakers
British Amusement Catering Trades Association
The Bingo Association
The Remote Gambling Association
The RGA represents remote gambling companies