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PBCP Works with the Baltimore Neighbors Network

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, PBCP has joined together with a group of nonprofits, grassroots leaders, and elected officials to form an effort among Baltimore City neighbors to proactively check on its senior citizens.  Called the Baltimore Neighbors Network, the pilot program hopes to connect people in need of help with appropriate resources available to them. The Pro Bono Counseling Project is proud to be collaborating with the city, Baltimore […]

By |2020-04-10T09:36:31-04:00April 6th, 2020|

2020 Census

If you haven’t already, be sure to complete the 2020 Census for your household.  Your confidential answers to a few basic questions may be submitted online by clicking the link below, by mail, or by phone at 844.330.2020.

The 2020 Census helps to determine your congressional representation, appropriate hundreds of billions in federal funding every year, and provide statistics that will directly impact your community for the next decade.

Please do your […]

By |2020-04-10T09:37:10-04:00April 1st, 2020|

PBCP’s Response to COVID-19

Dear PBCP Supporter,

I hope that this message finds you well. While our current times are uncertain, we wanted to share with you how the Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP) has been responding and developing its resources to help ensure mental health services are available for those in need during this period:

  • PBCP shifted rapidly from staff working entirely from a physical office to have the capability to work remotely. All […]
By |2020-03-31T10:52:51-04:00March 25th, 2020|

Pro Bono Counseling Elects New Board Member

The Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP) is pleased to announce the election of a new member to its Board of Directors, Sunil Khushalani, MBBS, MD, DFAPA, FASAM.

“Pro Bono Counseling’s mission is to ensure that Marylanders with limited resources requesting mental health care are provided access to volunteer licensed mental health professionals and other necessary supportive services,” states PBCP Board President Peter Kahn, MD. “I am excited to welcome Dr. Khushalani […]

By |2020-03-19T13:41:11-04:00March 6th, 2020|

Pro Bono Counseling Moves to New Office

The Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP) kicked off 2020 by moving its office to a new location!  The organization is now leasing office space from HASA, a hearing and speech-language services organization, in Baltimore City.  This new location provides many benefits to PBCP, including access to onsite meeting spaces, cost savings on rent, and collaboration with a new nonprofit partner.

All phone numbers, including direct dial and fax numbers, remain […]

By |2020-03-19T13:46:06-04:00February 20th, 2020|

Giving Tuesday Generosity

Mark your calendar!  Giving Tuesday is December 3, 2019, an opportunity for you to stand up for the causes that matter to you most.  At Pro Bono Counseling, we’re proud to be a part of this global movement for generosity.  Our mission is to ensure that Marylanders with limited resources requesting mental health care are provided access to volunteer licensed mental health professionals and other necessary supportive services.

Your Giving Tuesday […]

By |2020-02-05T13:03:17-05:00November 21st, 2019|

Bringing it Full Circle: A PBCP reflection on the National Remembrance Day for Murder Victims

The following is a reflection written by PBCP Executive Director, Amy Greensfelder, LMSW

The PBCP team was honored to take part in our friends at Roberta’s House commemoration of National Remembrance Day for Murder Victims. PBCP is privileged to work with Roberta’s House to ensure that the surviving loved ones of homicide victims get the support they need.

I don’t often have the occasion to bring my daughter to work functions with […]

By |2020-02-05T13:05:57-05:00October 17th, 2019|

QPR Training on World Mental Health Day

The World Health Organization observes World Mental Health Day on October 10, as a day to bring attention to mental health issues around the globe. Starting in 2018, the Pro Bono Counseling Project has commemorated the day by facilitating a Question, Persuade, Refer suicide prevention training for students, faculty, and staff at the University of Maryland, Baltimore through the Interprofessional Student Learning Initiative.  PBCP Executive Director, Amy Greensfelder, […]

By |2020-02-05T13:06:40-05:00October 9th, 2019|

PBCP Achieves Standards for Excellence Re-Accreditation

On October 3, 2019, the Pro Bono Counseling Project was honored at the Maryland Nonprofits Annual Conference for achieving re-accreditation through the Standards for Excellence Institute. The Standards for Excellence is a national code of ethics and accountability for nonprofit organizations that originated from Maryland Nonprofits.

PBCP initially achieved Standards for Excellence Accreditation in 2007, and has since gone through the re-accreditation process twice. The Board of Directors of […]

By |2020-02-05T13:08:37-05:00October 9th, 2019|