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Centre for Problem Gambling and Digital Dependency

Help for Gambling Problems Begins With a Call

(519) 254-2112 

If you are experience a mental health emergency contact the Community Crisis Centre at (519) 973-4435 or go to your nearest Emergency Department



Hôtel-Dieu Grace Healthcare’s (HDGH) Centre for Problem Gambling and Digital Dependency provides free, confidential, and professional treatment services to individuals and their family and friends impacted by gambling, gaming, and/or problematic internet use related concerns.

Our Canadian board certified counsellors and inter-disciplinary team understand Digital Dependencies and Problem Gambling and are equipped to meet your needs and recovery goals.

Our outpatient and education services are available to residents of Windsor and Essex County, while our residential treatment services are available to residents across Ontario.



Individuals can self-refer for outpatient services. Referrals can also be made through family members, community agencies, physicians, employers, employee assistance programs, legal system, law enforcement, financial counselors and other related professionals. 


Please note ALL referrals to the residential treatment program MUST be made through the Problem Gambling Designated treatment system. 



The Centre for Problem Gambling and Digital Dependency at HDGH is funded by the Addictions Branch of the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care. Services are provided at no cost to you upon presentation of a valid OHIP card.



Centre for Problem Gambling and Digital Dependency (Windsor)

Dr. Y. Emara Centre for Healthy Aging and Mobility

1453 Prince Road

Windsor, ON  N9C 3Z4


Centre for Problem Gambling and Digital Dependency (Leamington)

Ambulatory Care Wing (just outside Emergency Department)

Erie Shores Healthcare

194 Talbot West

Leamington, ON  N8H 1N9











Windsor Program

Monday, Thursday, Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.


Leamington Program

Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


For 24 Hour crisis assistance, call the Ontario Problem Gambling Helpline (OPGH)




Families’ and Friends’ Role in Promoting Safety

Family members and friends play an important role in patient safety.  Encouraging
attendance of appointments, taking medications and asking to be involved in
understanding and facilitating treatment plans is recommended among family
members and friends.  If family members and friends have serious concerns
about a loved one’s safety and well-being please utilize emergency (911) or
crisis hotline (519-973-4435) services or locations (nearest emergency room or
crisis centre) as needed.  You are always allowed to provide us with
information however we may not be able to relay information/feedback to you
directly.  For any important messages the hospital contact information is
provided on this website under the Contacts link.  
Thank you for your role in promoting safety.



Contact Us


General Info: (519) 257-5111


Voice Directory: (519) 257-5100



Visiting Hours 


1453 Prince Rd.


Windsor, ON N9C 3Z4