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Problem Gambling Services


UPDATE: April 25th, 2020

In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Lewis & Clark Problem Gambling Services has suspended all in-person sessions and will resume via Telehealth or Telephone counseling. We are currently accepting new clients.

Please make sure to leave a voicemail if you are trying to reach us (503) 768-6325. You can also contact us by sending an email at


Do you think gambling may be creating problems for you or someone you care about? We understand…and we can help.  

When gambling is a problem, Lewis & Clark Problem Gambling Services can provide high-quality counseling to support affected individuals, couples, and families.

We work with you to create a plan that will help you look at how gambling may be affecting your life—and the lives of those around you—and to help you evaluate your options to create the change you want.

Call 503-768-6325 for free, confidential problem gambling counseling at our clinic near downtown Portland.


Llame 503-686-4600 para servicios gratuitos, confidenciales, de consejería para los problemas a las apuestas.


The statewide problem gambling hotline is available 24 hours a day. It’s free and confidential.


1-877-695-4648 (MY-LIMIT)

In addition to providing counseling, we aim to reduce the harm caused by problem gambling through research, professional education, and outreach.

We are dedicated to supporting social equity by providing easily-accessible and culturally-sensitive counseling services.

We are committed to advocacy that addresses the costs of problem gambling to individuals, families, and to our larger community.

We recognize that problem gambling affects us all—and that we can all be part of the solution. 



If you are experiencing a mental health emergency, you can call Multnomah County Mental Health Crisis Line at 503-988-4888. The crisis line is available 24/7 for mental health and addictions services.
Crisis line numbers for other counties in the Portland area can be found here.




Clinic Director Rick Berman contributed to WalletHub’s expert panel for this article comparing 2018’s Most Gambling-Addicted states. Click here to see how Oregon compares to other states.





Monthly Events 

Community Event:
VPGR Community Forum
Fourth Monday of every month
Visit Voices of Problem Gambling Recovery 
to learn more.

Problem Gambling Services

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  • Problem Gambling

    Clinic Location
    4445 SW Barbur Blvd, Suite 205
    Portland, OR 97239



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    Mon 11am-7pm
    Tues & Fri 9am-7pm
    Sat & Sun 9am-4pm

    Closed Wed & Thurs

    Between 9am-5pm calls will be returned the same day, even if we are closed.

    Clinic Director
    Frankie DiFerdinando, LPC, CGACII

    Frankie DiFerdinando