The Chinese Peer Support program supports people from the Chinese community who are experiencing gambling harm. Support is also availaible to families. Support is provided through peer support, to complement counselling or group work with existing services.
The Chinese Peer Support Program is a telephone service (1300 755 878) for people and/or their families/friends who are experiencing harm from gambling. It is staffed by Chinese speaking volunteers who have been through their own or a family member/s issue in relation to out-of-control gambling behaviour.
良朋互助是一个电话援助服务项目（1300 755 878），适用于因赌博而受到伤害的人/或其家人，朋友。 服务热线由自己或家庭成员曾深受失控的赌博行为困扰的志愿者接听。
All volunteers have undergone a minimum of six weeks training (in English and Chinese) specifically in telephone peer support and awareness around at-risk and out-of-control gambling related issues. Volunteers receive individual supervision and participate in ongoing training.
Who can access this program?
This program is available to Chinese speaking people with gambling related issues. This program is not suitable for people in immediate crisis.
What does it cost?
This program is free. 此项目完全免费。
When can this program be accessed?
This program is available from Monday to Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm (Tuesday to 9:00 pm), however messages can be left if staff are not available. Telephone support sessions also operate weekly, during the day and evening.
How can you access this program?For more information please contact us on 1300 755 878 - 欲了解更多信息， 请致电1300 755 878与我们联系。.
Groups and Programs:
Ongoing volunteer recruitment including a six-week training course.