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United Way Pandemic Survey

How has COVID-19 affected you? United Ways in Maryland are conducting a survey to help better understand the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 This information will help identify trends and local needs, and provide resources and support in this difficult time. This survey asks about you, your household, and what you are doing to get […]

By |2021-03-19T13:15:40-04:00March 19th, 2021|

Mental Health Pioneers

In recognition of Black History Month, the Pro Bono Counseling Project celebrates the work and contributions of African Americans to the field of mental health care.  Here are just a few of the many mental health pioneers:

Inez Beverly Prosser, PhD

Dr. Inez Beverly Prosser was one of the first known African American woman to obtain her PhD in psychology.  Dr. Prosser inspired other Black women to believe they too could become […]

By |2021-02-25T11:56:25-05:00February 25th, 2021|

Enroll in a Health Plan Today

Marylanders can enroll in 2020 and 2021 health plans through Dec. 15, 2020, by visiting The Maryland Health Connection, Maryland’s official health insurance marketplace.  The application is available daily 5 a.m.-1 a.m.

There are many resources available, including a FAQ section, to help you show and enroll in the plan that is right for you.


By |2020-11-20T15:08:20-05:00November 20th, 2020|

Join MOVE Maryland and Support PBCP

As an organization that serves Marylanders, the Pro Bono Counseling Project is proud to partner with MOVE Maryland to raise funds to support mental health services across the state. If you are interested in supporting PBCP while being active, consider signing up for MOVE Maryland’s virtual day of wellness on November 7th.

MOVE Maryland is providing nonprofits and their supporters from across the state with an initiative to get moving, connect […]

By |2020-10-28T12:31:47-04:00October 28th, 2020|

The Impact of COVID-19 on South Asian Americans

SAALT (South Asians Leadings Together) has released a report entitled Unequal Consequences: The Disparate Impact of COVID-19 Across South Asian Americans. By interviewing NCSO (National Coalition of South Asian Organizations) leaders, gathering community testimonials, and analyzing surveys, SAALT has been able to examine the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on South Asians in areas such as New York, Chicago, Houston, Atlanta, and the Bay Areas and Central Valley in […]

By |2020-10-27T09:11:36-04:00October 27th, 2020|

PBCP Intern Reflects on Positivi-Tea Night

In August, undergraduate student Nivi Mariappan completed an internship with the Pro Bono Counseling Project. When she was interviewing for the internship, she shared her experiences starting “Positivi-Tea Night” on campus at UMBC, a social program to support mental wellness by bringing students together through sharing tea.  Staff were taken by this initiative since PBCP’s CHAI program (Counselors Helping South Asians and Indians) gets its name from the word for […]

By |2021-02-01T08:53:24-05:00September 1st, 2020|

PBCP Statement on the Murder of George Floyd

The Pro Bono Counseling Project stands with our community in mourning and anger over the recent murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and so many other Black people.  

We are committed to serving those who would not otherwise have access to mental health care. 

Dignity and respect are embedded in our values, and these times demand that we […]

By |2020-06-08T13:20:44-04:00June 8th, 2020|

Pro Bono Counseling Project Receives David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation Grant

The David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation awarded a grant to support the Pro Bono Counseling Project and its work with older adults during the COVID-19 pandemic.

This grant supports Pro Bono Counseling’s work with the Baltimore Neighbors Network, a coalition of nonprofits, community organizations, grassroots leaders, and government officials that is activating Baltimoreans to reach out via phone calls to older adults to provide social and emotional support during […]

By |2021-02-01T08:56:46-05:00June 4th, 2020|


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By |2021-02-22T10:35:44-05:00May 29th, 2020|


Thank you WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore for recognizing the crucial need for mental health services during the COVID-19 pandemic, and for bringing attention to the work of Pro Bono Counseling and the Baltimore Neighbors Network.


Since its founding in 1991, the Pro Bono Counseling Project (PBCP), a non-profit 501c(3) corporation, has helped over 30,000 individuals and families […]

By |2020-04-10T09:35:48-04:00April 10th, 2020|
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