Gambling Support Services

Through our referral service, Red Card partners with the leading UK treatment providers. This page also lists other sources of support you may find useful.


The Red Card Gambling Support Project not only works to educate communities about problem gambling, but also seeks to support individuals through working with recognised addiction agencies. We work with some of the UK’s leading addiction treatment providers and we are always looking for opportunities to partner with new ones.

Following discussion with you, and where appropriate, we’re happy to assist with referrals to addiction treatment agencies and organisations.


To support people with gambling disorders, Red Card have partnered with GamCare.

GamCare is the leading UK provider of free information, advice and support for anyone harmed by gambling. The organisation has been in operation since 1997 and operates the National Gambling Helpline.

Red Card will refer anyone to Gamcare who is suffering gambling harm and/or seeking support with gambling.

After referral, GamCare will offer an assessment before providing expert support.

You can view or download the GamCare referral form below:

GamCare Referral Form (docx)
GamCare Referral Form (pdf)

Use the Service Summary button below to find out more about the range of services we offer.
Service Summary

Thank you for my referral to gam-care in regards to my uncontrollable gambling addiction.

I found the referral an easy and pleasant experience and l felt at ease in conversation as l was completely understood and treated with compassion, empathy and care due to your wisdom and awareness of personal past experience.

GamCare user, referred by Red Card


Help with gambling problems and their effects is out there. Below we have compiled a list of services and organisations you may find useful.

  • Gamblers Anonymous. Group therapy, fellowship groups, 12-
    step programme.
  • Gamble Aware. Information to help make informed decisions about gambling, plus sources of support.
  • NHS Gambling Clinic. Individual treatment for gamblers and
    affected others (London, Leeds, Sunderland, Salford)
  • Gordon Moody Association. Residential therapy and
  • GamBan. Software that blocks access to Gambling websites
    and apps on your device.
  • GamStop. Software that blocks you from logging into or
    setting up an account on a gambling site.
  • National Gambling Helpline. 24/7, 365 days a year. Tel 0808
    8020 133 or web chat.
  • Gamfam. Support for families/parents/carers etc. Tel
  • BigDeal. Support for Young People – Tel 0808 8020 133
  • Gambling With Lives. Support for families impacting by
    bereavement by gambling related suicide.

Problem Gaming Resources

  • NSPCC Online Gaming: advice and
    information with telephone support. Tel 0808
  • Childline. Advice and information, online chat
    support, telephone support with counsellors.
  • ParentZone. Parents’ guide to gaming,
    information and advice.
  • Net-Aware. Information on games/apps/networks.
  • Internet Matters: information and advice on internet use.
Use the Service Summary button below to find out more about the range of services we offer.
Service Summary