Multilingual Support Services



COSTI’s Problem Gambling Service provides counselling in different languages for gamblers, as well as for family members and friends of the gambler. All services are free and confidential.

COSTI Problem Gambling Service: 416-244-7714 or 1-866-222-9993


In partnership with the Responsible Gambling Council, free brochures in 17 languages are available here.

Chinese Family Services Ontario


For Chinese-Canadians facing gambling-related problems, Chinese Family Services of Ontario (CFSO) provides free and confidential counselling – also available for family members and friends of the gambler.

CFSO: 416-979-8299 or 1-866-979-8298


Multilingual Problem Gambling Service is a network of trained professionals that offers free, confidential information and telephone counselling in the following languages through these toll-free numbers:

Arabic: 1.888.472.8386

Chinese (both forms): 1.866.979.8298

Farsi: 1.888.647.4414

Finnish: 1.888.647.4414

French: 1.888.647.4414

Italian: 1.866.222.9993

Korean: 1.877.210.8877

Malay: 1.888.472.8386

Polish: 1.877.533.1209

Portuguese: 1.866.471.2011

Punjabi: 1.877.290.0808

Russian: 1.877.533.1209

Spanish: 1.866.222.9993

Tamil: 1.855.440.1010

Vietnamese: 1.866.330.7255

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