Multicultural Gambling Harm Prevention Services

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Are you or someone you know experiencing negative effects from gambling?

SSI’s Multicultural Gambling Harm Prevention Services (MGHP) offer a variety of free services for individuals and families experiencingnegative effects from gambling.

Our services are offered throughout Victoria and include:

  • 1:1 counselling
  • Referral support
  • Online, mobile, and in-person group therapy
  • Alternative therapeutic services
  • Community information and therapy sessions

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Culturally informed therapeutic services

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MCFPS is designed to support individuals from multicultural backgrounds and communities in-language.

Our services aim to support community members from migrant, refugee, and multicultural backgrounds to overcome the negative effects of gambling.

MCFPS considers the whole individual. It addresses problematic gambling behaviours and uses culturally aware planning to meet participants’ full needs. Cultural aware planning includes the promotion of a participant’s connection to culture, religion, language, and community.

Although our services are tailored to support the specific needs of culturally and linguistically diverse individuals, the program caters to all individuals experiencing gambling harm.

MCFPS is delivered by SSI with funding and support from the Victorian Responsible Gambling Foundation.

Want to learn more?

If you or someone you know is experiencing negative effects from gambling, do not hesitate to call our dedicated hotline on 1800 329 192 or contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Other resources:

Flyer on the Multicultural Gambling Harm prevention Services

Learn helpful information in language here.