Everyone experiences difficult times in life. Whether it's a relationship crisis, family stress, financial setbacks or a wounded heart, we are here to come alongside you when life's waters get rough.

  • We offer support and guidance.
  • We may provide limited and temporary financial support during a crisis.
  • We refer to a network of trusted professional counselors if necessary.

HCBC Austin offers a variety of support: 

Celebrate Recovery is a ministry to recover God's image regardless of life's habits, hurts and hang-ups. God's healing is full and freeing. If you are haunted by shame, blame or guilt, let God lavish his love on you through Celebrate Recovery or one of the other groups we offer. These are safe places where you can unlock God’s healing power in your life as you process life with others experiencing the same struggles. The result is peace, serenity, joy and a deeper relationship with God.

GriefShare is a group course designed to help people through the grieving process of losing a loved one. The GriefShare group meets weekly to help you face these challenges and move toward rebuilding your life.

Journey to Oneness a recovery/support group for women who have experienced the pain of infidelity.

Forgiven and Set Free supports women through the healing process after an abortion.

DivorceCare and DivorceCare for Kids supports those experiencing divorce or separation.

Alcoholics Anonymous is the traditional 12-step program that supports individuals as they overcome their addiction to alcohol. Meets Monday - Friday at 6:15 pm in Portable 4A on the Lakeline Campus.

Widows in Touch is a group of women that support each other as they navigate life, single again and facing unique challenges.  Through quartely events, Widows in Touch, ministry of HCBC's Congregational Care, seeks to provide women with hope, encouragement, and an eternal perspective. For information on these programs, please contact our Congregational Care office at 512.331.2213 or email Shelly Corbin

NAMI - National Alliance on Mental Illness  NAMI is a community-based, non-profit organization that offers a free 12-week course for families of persons with mental illness.  NAMI's curriculum focuses on three major psychiatric illnesses (schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and major depression), emphasizing the clinical treatment of these illness and providing knowledge and skills that families need when faced with difficulties of mental illness.  To register, or for more information, please contact NAMI at (512) 420-9810 or email

Our Pre-Marriage Ministry also offers pre-engagement, pre-marital coaching and marriage mentoring. We all need a good start. For more information or to make an appointment contact us at 512-336-4310

Crisis Care Training can help you to establish a support team around a family member or friend going through a crisis. This equipping provides resources for them in recruiting a team and organizing the team's activities to meet the specific needs of the individual or family. For more details, call 512-331-2213.