Problem Gambling Counselling
Service include culturally and linguistically appropriate gambling awareness, education and counseling services for immigrants, refugees and ethno-cultural population of the Polish, Russian and Urdu speaking community in the GTA. Service includes culturally and linguistically appropriate prevention and counselling. Services provided in partnership with Centre for Addiction and Mental Health to Polish and Russian speaking community members.
Counseling services will be provided to Ontario residents who are affected by gambling and to their loved ones. The goal of the service is to support individuals to change their gambling behaviour, learn new coping techniques, and identify causes and influencing factors. Service is provided in client's native language by staff who have strong understanding of cultural believes, values and norms.
Eligibility criteria: Individuals who have gambling issues and their family members
Funding source: Fee for service covered by Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Ministry of Health and Long-term Care; No fees are charged from clients for services provided.
Russian: 416-533-9471 ext 4226
Polish: 416-533-9471 ext 4222
Urdu: 905--403-8860 ext 5253