ONLINE SOUTH AFRICA Hollywood Foundation partners with Responsible Gambling 2 weeks ago Szarlot Post Views: 38 The Hollywood Foundation has partnered with the South African Responsible Gambling Foundation (SARGF) to commemorate National Responsible Gambling Awareness Month. This will be done through the sponsorship of a counsellor who will be on standby for 24 hours, 7 days a week, for one year to assist callers who need support in dealing with their gambling addiction. SARGF’s National Responsible Gambling Programme actively seeks to provide counsel for members of the public struggling with a gambling addiction through an array of services, including counselling and strategy advice for change, such as setting goals, avoiding high-risk situations and finding an alternative to gambling. As a non-profit organisation that prioritises the needs of the community, the Hollywood Foundation aims to enhance the NRGP by ensuring that the counsellor will be readily available to provide guidance and bring about change in many South African households. The counsellor will be on the line to promote responsible gambling within various communities by offering professional, confidential and free services. These services include an initial referral assessment, a referral to the nearest treatment professional, a cognitive assessment by the treatment professional, and an analysis and application of the types of treatment required for the callers who seek assistance. Representatives from both organisations, as well as the counsellor, met at the SARGF’s offices in Parktown, Johannesburg, on 16 November 2022, to cement their relationship and work towards safer gambling activities in the country. “SARGF is delighted and thankful to see the Hollywood Foundation being proactive in working with the NRGP beyond license conditions. The contribution made by the Hollywood Foundation is a first of its kind and will go a long way in the NRGP’s quest to educate, prevent, treat, and provide counselling to South Africans impacted by the potential harmful effects of discorded gambling,” – said Sibongile Simelane-Quntana, SARGF Executive Director. “Empowerment of communities is at the heart of our organisation. The Responsible Gambling initiative and our partnership with the SARGF will assist in raising awareness on gambling and provide key support to communities to partake in activities, responsibly. The counsellor will immediately attend to callers and provide relevant measures to their aid. This contribution will ensure that people gamble for entertainment and do so responsibly,” – said Vuyisile Ngobese, the Public Relations Officer for the Hollywood Foundation. Source: thesouthafrican.com About Post Author Szarlot I am a fan of casino games especially roulette and blackjack. After that I analyze current events in the gambling industry. See author's posts SzarlotI am a fan of casino games especially roulette and blackjack. After that I analyze current events in the gambling industry. Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Email Print Tags: Hollywood Foundation, SARGF, South Africa Continue Reading Previous Wild Streak slot from EndorphinaNext R74m Powerball jackpot winner to report for work after claiming winnings More Stories ONLINE WORLD NEWS Wazdan agrees a deal with SYNOT Interactive 3 days ago Iwo Bulski ONLINE Best Bitcoin casinos & bonuses 4 days ago Szarlot EXPERTS SOUTH AFRICA South Africa starts regulating cryptocurrency exchanges 4 days ago Samuel LOTTERIES SOUTH AFRICA Final call for R7.5m Powerball jackpot winner 4 days ago Szarlot ONLINE SOUTH AFRICA Bitville Gaming South Africa Expands Its Product Bouquet through TVBET 4 days ago Iwo Bulski ONLINE WORLD NEWS America counting cost of illegal betting 4 days ago Iwo Bulski BETTING SOUTH AFRICA Pragmatic Play Expands South African Footprint with World Sports Betting 5 days ago Samuel GHANA ONLINE The MGA hosts a delegation from Ghana discussing lottery regulations in Ghana 5 days ago Samuel LOTTERIES SOUTH AFRICA Best Lucky Numbers Games in South Africa 5 days ago Iwo Bulski HISTORY SOUTH AFRICA Blackjack: Its history and how it became popular 6 days ago Szarlot NIGERIA ONLINE Benefits of gambling with minimal investment in Nigeria 6 days ago Szarlot KENYA ONLINE Safaricom launches M-PESA Go a product for kids aged 10 to 17 years 7 days ago Szarlot Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment * Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Δ This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.