CatholicCare Social Services Hunter-Manning and Centacare New England North West are working in partnership with the Office of Responsible Gambling to provide free counselling and gambling-related support services to people impacted by, or at risk of, gambling harm.
Together, CatholicCare and Centacare provide these services as GambleAware Hunter New England. Our support includes:
The GambleAware Hunter New England team consists of:
- Client Intake Officer as the first point of contact to help identify needs and connect clients to the appropriate supports
- Community Engagement and Care Coordinators to provide case management, brief intervention and work with the community
- Counsellors to provide evidence-based psychological counselling
- Financial counsellors/consultants to provide financial literacy training, skill-building and associated advocacy.
It may be that you just need to be pointed in the right direction for self-help and resources, or you may need intervention support. No matter what your level of engagement is, our team is here to support you every step of the way.
Any change can be difficult and takes a lot of effort and courage. If you are considering taking the first step, we are here to help with advice and guidance throughout your journey.
You can contact GambleAware Hunter New England for more information, to self-refer, to refer a client, or to request a community engagement or education activity via:
P: 1800 497 065
F: 1300 223 070
W: online referral form
Information and self-help
You can also access further information and support via www.gambleaware.nsw.gov.au