Our mission is to lead state and national stakeholders in the development of comprehensive policy and programs for all those affected by problem gambling.
Our purpose is to serve as the national advocate for programs and services to assist problem gamblers and their families.
Our vision is to improve health and wellness by reducing the personal, social and economic costs of problem gambling.
Founded in 1972, the National Council is neither for nor against legalized gambling. NCPG concentrates efforts on the national level, while its state affiliate chapters work at the state and local level. NCPG has three categories of members: state affiliate, corporate/organizational and individual. It is funded by members, donors and earned income; it receives no Federal funding.
For more information about NCPG and our full range of programs and services in Advocacy, Awareness and Assistance in problem gambling and responsible gambling, please visit our main website at www.ncpgambling.org. NCPG is a not-for-profit, non-governmental organization funded by members and donors; we receive no US Federal funding.