Mental Health Initiative

Our mission is to connect the underserved and marginalized within our community with
essential living and life resources to flourish socially, economically, and spiritually.

Services Provided

Session Type

Individual Sessions
Family Sessions

Session Format

Counseling Sessions will take place at the therapist’s respective practice location. Tele-health services are available.


FBC Cares grant will fund 10 sessions. Therefore, there is no cost to the client.

What to Expect

Referral Process

A referral for the FBC Mental Health Initiative is the first step. We are accepting self-referrals. The referral form can be found at or send an email to

Intake Process

Once a referral is made and accepted, you will be contacted by Marissa Plaver-Montgomery to begin the intake process. This process includes the collection of key pieces of information best serve and match you with a clinician within our network.

Matched with Clinician

First Baptist Cares has teamed up with several amazing therapists in the community. The grant will cover the full cost of 10 total sessions. Session types can range from individual and family sessions. Virtual options are available.


The Mental Health Initiative will also assess improvement of self-reported experience with depression, anxiety, and general quality of life. This is done as a means to support continued funding and further research.