Problem Gambling Resources for Community Partners and Organizations

Office of Problem Gambling Resources (OPGS)

OPGS serves the community, is inspired by the community, is guided by the needs and insights of the community, and empowers the community, including individuals and groups of people across Massachusetts who are passionate about combating problem gambling and associated health concerns, are at risk for problem gambling, or struggling with problem gambling and its ill effects. Since 2016, OPGS has engaged over 2,000 community members along with over 40 community-based organizational partners to inform the development of priorities and ensure that cultural and community perspectives are embedded in our work

Contact Information


Department of Public Health
250 Washington St., Boston, MA 02108


OPGS provides a range of programs and services across the continuum of care. If you or a loved one need immediate assistance regarding problem gambling, please call the Massachusetts Problem Gambling Helpline or visit


Victor Ortiz, Director of Problem Gambling Services Email Office of Problem Gambling Services at Victor.Ortiz@State.MA.US

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