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Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling

Contact Information

Kathleen M. Scanlan, MA, Executive Director
190 High Street, Suite 5
Boston, MA 02110

1-800-426-1234 (Voice - Toll-free)
1-857-383-3557 (Voice - Toll-free)
1-857-383-3567 (Voice - Toll-free)
1-857-383-3577 (Voice - Toll-free)
617-426-4554 (Voice)
617-426-4555 (FAX)

Internet Resources


The Massachusetts Council on Compulsive Gambling is a private, non-profit health agency dedicated to reducing the social, financial and emotional costs of problem gambling. The Council provides prevention, information, education, advocacy and referral services for problem gamblers, their loved ones and the greater community. The Mass. Council has been instrumental in bringing the issue of problem gambling to the attention of the public and policymakers, offering resources to problem gamblers, their loved ones and concerned members of the community. Started in 1987, the Mass. Council offers a toll-free Helpline (1-800-426-1234) which provides live confidential caller responses 24-hours a day, 7-days a week.


Massachusetts Council on Gambling offer fact sheets about gambling and disordered gambling among at-risk populations.


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Date Entered: 6/9/1999
Date Edited: 3/19/2013
Date Revised: 3/6/2007 12:29:30 PM
Health Referral Number: HR3170
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