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National Strategy to Reduce Gambling Harms

Leeds Community Gambling Service - one year on update (GamCare)


October 2021

The service continues to operate across Leeds, with an increasing focus on engagement and marketing as we move out of restrictions relating to the pandemic.

April 2021

We have plans for a new lived experience post to support greater integration of lived experience into the model.

November 2020

The first integrated Community Gambling Service hub has been open a year in October 2020. The partnership is between Leeds City Council, GamCare, NECA and Leeds & York NHS Foundation Trust and funded by GambleAware. In the first year, the Leeds Community Gambling Service delivered by GamCare and NECA has engaged with 150 clients, trained 600 professionals, formed partnerships with 30 organisations and supported 3 prisons with resources for gambling related harms.

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