Freephone National Number (in New Zealand): 0800 53 00 00
The Salvation Army Oasis provides free and confidential support, education and counselling for those affected by gambling harm, as well as their whanau / family and others affected.
Our services are staffed by qualified counsellors with expertise in supporting people with gambling related problems. We also provide public health services i.e. policy development, supporting safe gambling environments, awareness raising and education, strengthening communities, etc.
Our integrated approach motivates and empowers people affected by gambling and associated problems to make positive choices for a healthy lifestyle.
If you are concerned about your own gambling or someone else’s, then please contact us today.
What are the signs of harmful gambling?
The Salvation Army Oasis aims to help you:
Face-to-face Counselling involves:
Group participation involves:
We also make referrals to self-help groups (including Gamblers Anonymous)and specialist services who offer information and advice (including legal and budgeting advice) as well as crisis intervention (legal, financial, relationship and/or psychological).
Our counsellors will make an appointment with you at the earliest available time. You can bring along a support person. In your client/counsellor relationship you may expect:
If you want to keep up to date with all things related to reducing gambling harm in New Zealand, follow The Salvation Army Oasis Facebook page. Click here: www.facebook.com/SalvationArmyOasis
The Salvation Army is committed to honouring the Treaty of Waitangi through ongoing consultation and development of practices which will demonstrate partnership in services, policy and delivery.
To download the Oasis poster click here.
To downlad the Oasis brochure click here.