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The Salvation Army Oasis Centre (Gambling Support) - Auckland

Mental Health & Addictions Service


Gambling Support

Programme Areas

Addictions - other

Programme Type

Community based support - gambling


North Auckland, East Auckland, Central Auckland, West Auckland, South Auckland

Age Groups

Adult / Pakeke, Older adult / Kaumātua

Referral Types

Self referral, GP, DHB clinical services, Corrections

Referral Process

If you are concerned about your own gambling or someone else’s, then please contact us today.

Appointments are booked via 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 whānau / family and others affected.

Our integrated approach motivates and empowers people affected by gambling and associated problems to make positive choices for a healthy lifestyle.

The Salvation Army Oasis aims to help you:

  • find solutions and pathways forward and away from harmful gambling
  • stop or reduce the frequency of harmful gambling
  • create a plan and develop strategies to reduce harmful gambling behaviour
  • assess and support other mental health and lifestyle issues that may also cause harm 
  • lead a vital and healthy life without harmful gambling 

Face-to-face counselling involves:

  • comprehensive assessment and creation of collaborative plans for change
  • offering a range of therapeutic models to address gambling
  • counselling for family/whānau members
  • couples’ counselling
  • whānau / family therapy
  • culturally sensitive and inclusive approaches

Group participation involves:

  • support groups
  • education groups


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).