The Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline provides service in English and French.
If you don’t speak English or French, we will access a translation service for you.
Here’s how it works:
We can provide service in over 170 languages, including Mandarin, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Vietnamese, Greek, Polish, Russian, and Serbian.Multilingual Problem Gambling Services
Are you concerned about your own gambling of the gambling of someone you care about? Do you prefer to communicate in a language other than English?
A network of trained professionals is available to provide culturally competent problem gambling support and treatment services to individuals and family members. These services are available in many languages, and can be reached through toll-free numbers. Services are free and confidential.
Agencies are also welcome to contact this network, called the Multilingual Problem Gambling Service, for consultation purposes.
Listed below is contacted information for agencies that are able to provide you with information and telephone counselling:
|Arabic||Arab Community Centre of Toronto||www.arabcommunitycentre.com||1-888-472-8386|
|Chinese||Chinese Family Services of Ontario||www.Chinesefamilyso.com||1-866-979-8298|
|Farsi||Centre for Addiction and Mental Health||www.ProblemGambling.ca||1-888-647-4414|
|Finnish||Centre for Addiction and Mental Health||www.ProblemGambling.ca||1-888-647-4414|
|French||Centre for Addiction and Mental Health||www.ProblemGambling.ca||1-888-647-4414|
|Greek||Centre for Addiction and Mental Health||www.ProblemGambling.ca||1-888-647-4414|
|Italian||COSTI Immigrant Services||www.costi.org||1-866-222-9993|
|Korean||For You Telecare Family Services||www.futfs.org||1-866-222-9993|
|Malay||Arab Community Centre of Toronto||www.arabcommunitycentre.com||1-888-472-8386|
|Polish||Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services||www.polycultural.org||1-877-533-1209|
|Portuguese||COSTI Immigrant Services||www.costi.org||1-866-222-9993|
|Russian||Polycultural Immigrant & Community Services||www.polycultural.org||1-877-533-1209|
|Spanish||COSTI Immigrant Services||www.costi.org||1-866-222-9993|
|Spanish||Community Outreach Programs in Addictions (COPA)||www.copacomunity.ca||1-866-232-3621|
|Tagalog||Kababayan Community Centre||www.kababayan.org||1-888-689-0988|
|Urdu||Centre for Addiction and Mental Health||www.ProblemGambling.ca||1-888-647-4414|
|Vietnamese||Vietnamese Association, Toronto||www.vatoronto.ca||1-866-660-7255|
Resources and information is available in many languages at www.ProblemGambling.ca