GameSense Information Centres
Consumer Services (7 am to 12 midnight daily)
Game Break - GameSense
Game Break is a self-exclusion program that provides gambling support to individuals experiencing negative effects from gambling, who believe that stopping or taking a break will help, and who want to commit to changing their gambling habits.
Participants can voluntarily ban themselves from commercial bingo halls, locations with slot machines, and BCLC's internet gaming platform for periods of six months, one year, two years, or three years by signing a contract.
Gam-Anon is a support group for individuals who are affected by someone else's gambling addiction. It gives individuals an opportunity to share their experiences, learn tools and tips, and grow emotionally.
Gambling Support BC
The Gambling Support BC website offers free, confidential, and multilingual information about gambling support and treatment options for those in BC. It provides recommendations for:
Request Support Online
Phone (24/7, 365 days/year)
GamTalk - Online Support