The Queens Center for Excellence provides a range of services focused on raising awareness of problem gambling, advocating for those in need. Our services are available to anyone struggling with gambling related problems, regardless of your ability to pay. Services are multilingual and tailored to meet individual needs. Even if you aren’t quite sure what you are looking for, please call us. We are here to listen and provide you information.

Overarching services provided by QCFE include:

  • Education & Training

    Education & Training

    The QCFE offers training and pertinent educational resources to a range of public and private agencies including community organizations, partnering clinicians and gaming industry employees. We are excited by any opportunity to raise awareness and tailor our educational programs to your audience.

  • Referral


    The QCFE informs the general public about problem gambling and is contacted by individuals from all areas of Queens seeking information and assistance. Knowledgeable QCFE staff listen, evaluate and then connect these individuals to the resource that will best meet their needs.

  • Assessment


    QCFE Licensed Clinical Social Workers perform standardized assessments of all referred clients and use the information to map a course of treatment and determine any additional needs.   

  • Treatment


    QCFE Licensed Clinical Social Workers provide problem gambling treatment to individuals directly suffering from problem gambling, as well as family members who are adversely affected.

  • Recovery Support

    Recovery Support

    Clients may also be referred to recovery support services such as Gambler’s Anonymous and GAM-ANON.  These 12-step, self-help groups provide support for clients and their families.