Gamblers Assistance Program

  

Recent legislation (LB6) was passed into law that transfers the Gamblers Assistance Program (GAP) from administration under DHHS to an independent Commission located within the Department of Revenue effective July 1, 2013. This law mandates the transition of authority for the administration of the publicly funded problem gambling service system in Nebraska and also includes the training program and certification of problem gambling counselors. For interim questions regarding GAP, please leave a message with the Nebraska Department of Revenue at 1-877-564-1315 or 402-471-5937 after July 1, 2013.

  

 

Finding Treatment for Gambling Issues

Services:

Mission:

Gamblers Assistance Program (GAP) is a program that uses an advisory council, service providers, and consumers to plan what it does. Its goal is to help use the state dollars it is given to direct services, and reduce problem gambling for all Nebraskans.

Goals:

  • Provide access to treatment and educational services across the state (see Signs and Symptoms)
  • Increase treatment services statewide through training and behavioral health integration.
  • Maintain a statewide
  • Insure provisions of services.
Citizen Advisory Group:

Nebraska Reports & Studies:


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