Asian Family Services
Asian Family Services (AFS) provides professional, confidential, nationwide face-to-face or telephone counselling support to Asians who are affected by gambling harm or mental health-related issues in New Zealand.
These services are offered in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Japanese, Thai and Hindi. An interpreter can be arranged for other languages.
Based in Auckland, AFS has 16 staff who speak Chinese, 5 Korean staff, 2 Indian staff, 1 Filipino staff, 1 Vietnamese staff, and 1 Thai staff.
Based in Wellington, AFS has 1 researcher and 1 public health promoter.
Based in Christchurch, AFS has 1 public health promoter.
All staff are trained counsellors, social workers, and health promoters.
Asian Family Services is part of the PGF Group (formerly the Problem Gambling Foundation of New Zealand).
Currently AFS has 26 staff in Auckland, 2 staff in Wellington and 1 staff in Christchurch.
All staff are trained counsellors, social workers, health promoters and researcher.
No fees apply for gambling related services.
Fees may vary depending on services provide for non-gambling counselling.
- Youth / Rangatahi
- Adult / Pakeke
- Older adult / Kaumātua