NT – Amity Community Services Inc
Amity provides free, confidential counselling, support and information to people affected by gambling. Services are free and confidential.
If English is not your first language, support is available for culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
If you want the free, confidential advice and support provided by Amity but want talk to someone in your first language, you can still get the help you need:
- Call Translation and Interpreting Service (TIS) on 131 450.
- Ask to talk to Amity Community Services on 1800 858 858 in your language.
- TIS will call Amity for you.
Calls to TIS cost the same as local calls from landlines. Additional charges apply for mobiles.
What kind of support are you looking for?
Amity provides free, confidential counselling, support and information to people affected by gambling. Services include:
- professional support for individuals who experience problems with their gambling
- professional support for friends and family of individuals who experience problems with gambling
Amity can assist you to:
- understand your motivations to gamble
- apply strategies for coping with the urge to gamble
- assist you through the process of behaviour change
We offer face-to-face, email and phone counselling and information services.
Amity is located at 155 Stuart Highway, Parap in Darwin. The phone number is (08) 8944 6565.
The Gambling Harm Minimisation and Education Program is funded by the NT Government through the Community Benefit Fund Program.
Multi-venue self-exclusion is available throughout the Territory to assist with managing your gambling in physical venues. If you would like to self-exclude from one or many venues this can be done in a venue or through a registered counselling service.
Self-Exclusion options also exist for excluding yourself from online sports bookmakers or betting exchange operators.
Further information on Self-Exclusion can be found at:
BetStop – the National Self-Exclusion Register™
BetStop – the National Self-Exclusion Register is a free national service to exclude yourself from all Australian-licensed online and phone wagering services in a single step. Find out more about BetStop - the National Self-Exclusion Register or contact Amity Community Services if you’d like our assistance to register.
Financial counselling is a great way to help you regain control.
Financial counsellors are trained professionals who can help you work your way out of money difficulties as a result of gambling.
Darwin – (08) 8985 0000
Katherine – (08) 8963 6100
Alice Springs – (08) 8951 8000
Darwin – (08) 8944 2000
Katherine – (08) 8971 0777
Tennant Creek – (08) 8962 3065