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 also offer a Freephone service which operates 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].

Walkinstown Greenhills Resource Centre is a community-based initiative providing information, support, and counselling for those affected by substance misuse and mental health difficulties. Funding received in 2021 from the Gambling Awareness Trust has enabled us to commence our Gambling Harm Support Project to meet the needs of individuals and families struggling with harmful gambling in the community.

WGRC will provide a range of services including face-to-face, phone and online supports to anyone affected by problem gambling. Visit the Walkinstown Greenhills Resource Centre website by clicking here for more information.