Warruwi Gambling Help

If gambling is creating problems for you, your family, your community and your culture, then we can help with Aboriginal specific support.


Speak to an Aboriginal-specific phone counsellor for free. Call 1800 752 948.

Aboriginal face to face counselling support

We provide counselling services for Aboriginal people at the following locations, or you can also find support at any of the counselling locations across NSW.

Service Address Telephone
Mission Australia Shop 1, 40 Clyde St Kempsey, NSW, 2440 02 6562 2347
Mission Australia 433 Hunter Street Newcastle, NSW, 2300

02 4033 4941

0427 226 254

Mission Australia 36 – 40 Gurwood Street Wagga Wagga, NSW, 2650 02 6932 7500
University of Sydney Gambling Treatment Clinic Level 4, Suite 3, 20-22 Macquarie Street, Parramatta 1800 482 482

The Warruwi Gambling Help Program

This program works with communities to promote a healthy approach to gambling and seeking help.

The Warruwi program is run by the following organisations:

  • Northern Rivers Community Gateway – a community hub based in Lismore delivering the Warruwi program on the Far North Coast, Mid North Coast and in the New England area. Call them on 02 6621 7397 or email warruwi@lnci.org.au.
  • The NSW Aboriginal Safe Gambling Program – run by former Newcastle Knights player, Ashley Gordon, they deliver the Warruwi program in Sydney, Western Sydney, Central Coast, Hunter region, Illawarra and South Coast, Southern Inland, Murray region, Riverina, Far West, Central West and Orana regions. You can call Ashley Gordon on 0409 245 597 or email agconsultant@optusnet.com.au.

For more information about the program watch the video below or download the Warruwi program overview: Warruwi Gambling Help Project Overview.