Welcome to Gambler’s Help West Vic

Gambler's Help West Vic is committed to promoting responsible gambling, and reducing gambling related harm, by helping individuals, families and communities deal with the impact and harm caused by problem gambling.  If you or someone in your family is concerned about the impact of gambling please contact Gambler’s Help.  All of our services are free, confidential and centred on the need you identify.

Contact us on 03 5337 3333 or 03 5358 7400 (Mon-Fri 9am–5pm) or CONTACT US.

If you need to speak to someone immediately, or for out-of-hours service, please contact the Gambler’s Helpline on 1800 858 858.

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Latest tweets…from the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation Twitter account


- October 27, 2016, 5:12 am

The foundation's 2015–16 annual report was tabled @VicParliament today and is now available on our website https://t.co/g6fzrHZVed
h J R

- October 27, 2016, 2:41 am

Why doing nothing about sports bet marketing is taking a gamble with our kids @Doc_Samantha talks to #InsideGambling https://t.co/Vt8wyrhoLr
h J R

- October 26, 2016, 11:45 pm

Gambling's changed. Rampant advertising coupled with astonishing convenience has contributed to unprecedented losses https://t.co/OIe3ICObMz
h J R

- October 26, 2016, 5:58 am

The October edition of #InsideGambling is now available. The focus for our final 2016 edition is on sport & gambling https://t.co/qR0g5Odpg6
h J R

- October 25, 2016, 6:07 am

A blog from #ManyWays16 keynote speaker @addictedbrain 'What gambling teaches us about addiction' https://t.co/282ohMZLrr
h J R



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Responsible Gambling Awareness Week 17-22 October 2016

Responsible Gambling Awareness Week ran from 17-23 October.  The week is held annually to raise awareness about the importance …


CAFS recognised for business excellence

At the Federation Business School Commerce Ballarat Business Excellence Awards on Thursday night CAFS won both the CGU Insurance …


CAFS to assist business with gambling policy

Child and Family Service Ballarat Inc. (CAFS) has received funding from the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation to …