Phone Support

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Dunlewey was founded in 1987 and has been providing specialist services to those experiencing addiction issues ever since.  Dunlewey has branch offices in Belfast, Lisburn, Armagh and Portadown, and access to counsellors in the Republic of Ireland.

Dunlewey offers a free and confidential counselling and mentoring programme for those experiencing difficulties with their own, or other people’s gambling issues. They operate the National Helpline service on our behalf 7 days a week from 9am until 11pm. You can contact Dunlewey at any of these numbers;

  • UK: 02890 392547,
  • NI: 08000 886 725, or
  • ROI: 1800 936 725

The Dunlewey centre has qualified counsellors in almost every county in Ireland.  After initial phone counselling, the Dunlewey center can refer persons for free face to face counselling sessions with one of their agents.  These counselling sessions are available for persons affected by problem gambling directly, or for family members affected by problem gambling.

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Helplink Mental Health operates a free, national gambling problem / issue / addiction counselling service that is available 7 days a week and out-of-hours: online (like Skype but more secure) or by phone. This service is provided by fully accredited addiction counsellors for young people (aged 16 to 18 years) and adults alike. Please go to Helplink’s website by clicking here, for more information on this and their other counselling services; or call 0818 998880 / email [email protected].

The WGRC provides a low cost, comprehensive, community-based one-to-one support service to anyone affected by gambling harms. This support is provided by professional Counsellors and Psychotherapists and is confidential and non-judgemental. The service aims to intervene to provide the person affected by harmful gambling with the necessary supports to promote resilience and maintain well-being regardless of social or emotional background. Anyone concerned about a person’s gambling can make a referral to the service.

Get anonymous support 24/7
Free–text WGRC to 50808
Or call 086 0278729

Together-Razem was established in 2006, to provide support services to the Polish and Eastern European communities in Cork and across the country. With funding from the Gambling Awareness Trust in 2020 the group set up the new ‘You are not Alone’ support project for those experiencing difficulties accessing mainstream gambling addiction services due to the language barrier. Anyone experiencing problems with their gambling activity or those who are concerned for others can access professional, culturally appropriate counselling and supportive intervention measures over the phone, via online platforms and where possible face-to-face on site.
Call 021 4395588 or email [email protected]