Talk Ban Stop. Why London Mutual is working with GamCare

GamCare is the leading UK provider of free information, advice and support for anyone harmed by gambling. Read on to find out why we are working with them.

London Mutual Credit Union is always working to give our members the best chance to fulfil their potential. As well as providing affordable ways to borrow and save we also work to help members avoid habits that may lead to financial difficulties.

The Talk Ban Stop campaign

Talk Ban Stop is a new campaign bringing together a group of organisations to provide support for those seeking to stop gambling.

Is your gambling negatively affecting you and those closest to you?

Talk: By speaking to one of GamCare’s trained advisers on the National Gambling Helpline (0808 80 20 133 – 24 hours a day or via live chat), gamblers and their loved ones can access expert information, advice and support. Gamcare can also arrange access to peer-to-peer support or an NHS referral if that is what you need.
Ban: Gamban’s software blocks access to thousands of global gambling sites and apps. It can be installed on up to 15 devices – including those in the household. This would usually cost £24.99 per year, but is now free for anyone contacting the Helpline or GamCare support services.
Stop: GAMSTOP’s self-exclusion prevents you from accessing current gambling accounts or creating new ones with all the online gambling operators across the UK, free of charge. You will also stop receiving marketing messages from gambling businesses.

How London Mutual are getting involved

Automatic Gambling Block

Our card loans, Commodo and Forces Finance, come with an automatic block for betting and online gambling.

Referrals to GamCare support

If we identify that a member may be at risk of gambling-related harms we refer them to GamCare and ‘Talk Ban Stop’ support services. Because, as a credit union, our members’ wellbeing is our first priority.

Continued partnership

We look forward to continuing to work with GamCare and explore how we can support our members. We will be promoting support services across our social media channels and via member emails.

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London Mutual Credit Union

Serving over 33,000 members across the London Boroughs of Southwark, Lambeth, Westminster and Camden, London Mutual is one of the UK's largest credit unions. Founded in 1982, London Mutual serves members across local government, the armed forces, healthcare and education.

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