GambleAware is the leading charity in Britain committed to minimising gambling-related harm. As an independent national charity funded by donations from the gambling industry, GambleAware funds education, prevention and treatment services and commissions research to broaden public understanding of gambling-related harm. The aim is to stop people getting into problems with their gambling, and ensure those that do develop problems receive fast and effective treatment and support.

National Gambling Helpline

For confidential advice and emotional support please call to speak with a trained advisor. Lines are open from 8:00am to midnight, seven days a week.


0808 8020 133

Responsible Gambling InfoHub

The Responsible Gambling InfoHub is an independent & free online resource for anyone who has an interest in the nature of gambling & its impact on individuals & societies.

GambleAware Publication Scheme

GambleAware now publishes minutes of its formal meetings & has published its Annual Report, 2015.

Harm Minimisation Conference 2016

The Conference will be held on 7 & 8 December at the King's Fund, London. Details are here.

GambleAware Strategy 2016-2021

GambleAware reveals new strategy, aiming to treble the number of people treated each year who suffer from gambling-related harm. Read the press release here and the strategy here. The strategy outlines:

  • Tripling the number of people receiving treatment.
  • Doubling the investment in prevention.
  • Increasing the research budget by 50%.
  • Raising £10m a year from all those who profit from the gambling industry.

Trustees would welcome any feedback on the strategy - please contact us here.

Latest News

05th December 2016

GambleAware has drawn on the wealth of research it has commissioned to respond to the government's 'Call for Evidence on Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures'.  The submission may be viewed here.

05th December 2016

Nominations open for the GambleAware award at the GamblingCompliance Global Regulatory Awards 2017.  Read the press release here and submit nominations here.

02nd December 2016

RGSB publishes new research programme. Read the announcment here and the research programme here.