Greater Buffalo Counseling Centers, Inc., (GBCC) is a non-profit agency that offers compassionate, supportive, low- (or no-) cost counseling to the Western New York community. Volunteer peer counselors create a safe, welcoming environment to those who find themselves suffering from feelings of loss, anxiety, anger, and/or hopelessness. In doing so, the organization provides real-life experience to area college students and compassionate individuals from all walks of life who want to assist others through life’s difficulties. Founded in the early 1960s, GBCC has helped countless community member around Western New York who simply would have had no where else to turn. We invite you to learn more about our agency and the critical services it provides.


Since the early 1960’s, GBCC has helped individuals in their time of need. Whether adjusting to the death of a loved one, dealing with unemployment, or just struggling with stressful times, the agency's peer counselors have always been there providing compassionate client centered support. Our staff provides a unique environment...

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Volunteer training at GBCC is a thorough, supportive, and fulfilling process, designed to give each peer counselor the experience they are seeking. University Students work with GBCC to receive real-life training, in addition to their classroom studies. Retirees join GBCC to help others who may be struggling. Volunteering is a...

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Who We Are

Greater Buffalo Counseling Centers (GBCC) serves the WNY community by providing quality, affordable, person-centered counseling and referral services for individuals and couples experiencing stress and life changes. Peer counselors are trained and supervised in a dynamic and caring environment.

GBCC is a non-profit counseling center located in donated space...

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