Gambling Support Helpful Links


  • Prince Edward Island Gambling Addiction Services
  • Mental Health and Addictions Open Access Counselling:  Get mental health and addiction support when you need it.  Open Access Counselling is being implemented in all Community MH&A sites across the province. It provides an evidence-based approach that promotes timely access to mental health and addictions support by inviting people to engage in counselling on their terms.
  • Gamblers Anonymous is a fellowship of people who share their experiences, strengths and hopes with each other to assist themselves and other members of the group to recover from gambling. Both in-person and online options exist. 
    • G.A. In-person meeting in Charlottetown at 96 Green St on Tuesdays at 8pm
    • G.A In-person meeting in Abrams Village at Club 50 (8938 Route11) on Tuesdays at 7pm 
  • Red Shores Racetrack and Casino – PlayWise - Online PlayWise Resources, and the Self-Exclusion Program.
  • SMART Recovery is a leading addiction recovery support group. The SMART Recovery 4-Point Program® helps participants learn tools for addiction recovery and join a world-wide community that includes free, science-based mutual help groups. For more information, email or visit the SMART Recovery PEI – Queens County Facebook page
  • Gam-Anon is a free 12 step self-help organization for those affected by the gambling problem of a loved one.
  • Bridge the Gapp - Offers online resources for adults and youth. The website links to the PEI Bridge the Gapp program when you log on from PEI.
  • Family Service PEI is a non-government not for profit charitable organization, committed to offering services to all Islanders regardless of their ability to pay. They offer high quality evidence based therapeutic counselling to individuals, couples, families and groups. 
  • Financial Empowerment Program through Family Service PEICredit counselling services like personalized budgeting & financial information sessions catered specifically to those facing financial hardships.
    • email:     
      phone:  902-892-2441 ext 3 
    • "Empower yourself with personalized budgeting & financial information sessions catered specifically to those facing financial hardships. If you are struggling to keep up with monthly expenses, concerned about your debt or facing other financial challenges- you are not alone. Our free and confidential one-on-one sessions are here to provide non-judgmental support and guidance.   Our compassionate Financial Empowerment Worker will work with you to develop practical strategies to manage debt, regain control of your finances, and build a sustainable path toward financial stability. Don't face financial struggles alone - let us help you navigate your way to a brighter financial future. Take the first step towards financial empowerment by booking your personalized session today by contacting or 902-892-2441 ext 3"



  • Gambling Therapy is a global service offering free practical advice and emotional support to anyone affected by problem gambling.
  • GamCare : UK based Gambling Support site with a forum and chat rooms 
  • Big Deal?:  Gambling information, advice and support for young people from GamCare based in the UK