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Pastoral Care

ACFcares Ministry

Our pastoral care ministry seeks to encourage & build others up by celebrating together in life’s joys & providing meaningful support, resources, biblical guidance & prayer in more challenging times.  ACFcares staff & trained volunteers are here to link arms with you in whatever season you are in.

ACF is excited to partner with the Forward Foundation, a local organization that provides faith-based counseling, coaching & equipping. Click the button below for information on how to create a client account & select a counseling or coaching provider.

Client Forms

Counseling / Coaching

The Forward Foundation 
(512) 829-3969 
1464 E. Whitestone Blvd, Ste 101 | Cedar Park, TX 78613 
www.forwardcce.com 
*Individual & marriage counseling, trauma, EMDR, coaching, missionaries, addiction, grief

Center for Relational Care
(512) 492-6200 
11615 Angus Rd, Ste. 218 | Austin, TX 78759 
http://www.relationalcare.org/ 
*Children, adolescents, individuals, couples, group & family counseling, EMDR, TBRI 
**Lower service rates available from well-trained graduate & post-graduate interns. You can also apply for “special needs” financial assistance if you have a hardship.

The Timothy Center 
(512) 331-2700 
11754 Jollyville Rd, Ste 110 | Austin, 78759
http://timothycenter.com/ 
*Adolescent & family counseling, sexual addiction, Intensive Outpatient Treatment

Abundant Life Counseling 
(512) 258-5100 
13740 US-183 | Austin, TX 78750
http://www.abundantlifecounseling.com/ 
*Adolescent, individuals, couples, group & family counseling, parenting classes. 
**May apply for a sliding scale rate – click here for application details.

Crossroads Counseling 
(512) 346-9299 
4131 Spicewood Springs Rd | Austin, TX 78759 
https://stl-ccc.org/about/
*Individuals, couples & group counseling, affair recovery 
**Therapists working toward licensure work on a sliding scale fee.

Chris Thurman, PH.D, Licensed Psychologist 
(512) 327-8804 
4131 Spicewood Springs Road, Building D, Suite 5 | Austin, Texas 78759 
https://drchristhurman.com/counseling/
*Depression, anxiety, relationship & conflict issues

Whitney Alexander, LPC
(512) 887-3950 
 
4131 Spicewood Springs Rd | Austin, Texas 78759 
www.whitneyalexander.org
*Individual, couples, & family; EMDR, TRBI & Trauma certified

HCBC Counseling Center 
(512) 331-5050 
Lakeline: 12124 Ranch Road 620 N | Austin, TX 78750 
Steiner: 4310 N Quinlan Park Rd | Austin, TX 78732 
 

Kamaryn Hendrix
512-709-2131

Life Coach to ACF Youth/Young Adults

 Frinz Care
(737) 444-8055
https://frinzcare.com
Counseling & Coaching for teens, young adults & their families.

Celebrate Recovery

Celebrate Recovery is a Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program for anyone struggling with hurt, pain, or addiction of any kind.  It is a safe place to find community & freedom from the issues that are controlling our life. Find a group here.

Divorce Care

Divorce Care is a safe place where caring people come alongside you as you find healing from the pain of separation or divorce. For local groups, click here.

Note: Local groups meet at Hill Country Church & The Lakeway Church.

Financial Classes / Counseling

Financial Peace University – Financial Peace is a nine-lesson course that teaches you how to save for emergencies, pay off debt fast, spend wisely & invest in your future. Find a local class here. 

Foundation Communities - Financial Coaching is a free service provided by trained volunteers who can work with you one-on-one to make sure you have the tools, resources & encouragement you need reach your financial goals.

General Resources / Support Groups

Inheritance of Hope – Support for young families facing the terminal illness of a parent.

Overeaters AnonymousOA is a community of people who support each other in order to recover from compulsive eating & food behaviors.

Reveal Ministries (Food Bank, Diapers, Clothing)
1150 S. Bell Blvd | Cedar Park, 78613

Texas Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group:  Advocates and empowers local grandparents raising their grandchildren by providing access to resources, information, and support. 

Grief  Support

GriefShare - Grief Share is a friendly, caring group of people who will walk alongside you through one of life’s most difficult experiences. You don’t have to go through the grieving process alone. To find a group near you, please click here.

 *Note: Local groups meet at Lakeway Church and  Austin Christian Fellowship.

Tender Hearts - Grief Support for women that meets at Austin Ridge, Southwest Campus on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday from 6-8pm. For more info, visit https://austinridge.org/groups/tenderhearts.

Widows in Touch - Widows in Touch seeks to provide women with hope, encouragement, and an eternal perspective.  For more information, please email  .

Marriage Support

Hill Country Bible offers pre-marital counseling, marriage counseling & marriage clinics.

Affair Recovery  - Affair Recovery provides help & resources to assist people healing after infidelity. Their mission is to restore those in crisis to extraordinary lives of meaning & purpose, combining a faith-based curriculum with the strength of support groups to provide solace & recovery for both couples & individuals.

Re | engage.  Re | engage brings couples together to learn about God’s design for marriage and apply biblical principles for building a healthy relationship.  You and your spouse will go through re|engage in a group with 4-6 other couples who, just like you, are seeking a better marriage. More than just a weekly meeting, small groups bond by sharing life experiences and supporting one another.

The Austin Marriage Initiative has multiple events taking place in the greater Austin area.  Please click the link for more information.  For other marriage conferences/events in Austin, https://atxmarriage.com/events.

Mental Health

Integral Care Help for Travis County adults & children living with mental illness, substance use disorders & intellectual & developmental disabilities. For immediate mental health crisis support, call (512) 472-4357.

National Alliance of the Mentally Ill (NAMI) – A helpful resource to learn more about mental illnessSupport groups for individuals with mental illness & for the family members & friends of those with mental illness.

NAMI ConnectionSupport for individuals with mental illness.

NAMI Family SupportSupport for family members & friends of those with mental illness.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration - SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service), or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English & Spanish, for individuals & family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups & community-based organizations.

988 Mental Health Suicide & Crisis Lifeline provides free and confidential emotional support to people in emotional distress or suicidal crisis 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Substance Abuse

Alcoholics Anonymous  - AA is a fellowship of men & women who share their experience, strength & hope with each other that they may solve their common problem & help others to recovery from alcoholism.

Al-anon/Alateen Support for those living with the effects of someone else’s drinking.

Narcotics Anonymous - NA to help substances abusers know that an addict, any addict, can stop using drugs, lose the desire to use & learn a new way of life.

Overeaters Anonymous OA is a community of people who support each other in order to recover from compulsive eating & food behaviors.

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration - SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357) (also known as the Treatment Referral Routing Service), or TTY: 1-800-487-4889 is a confidential, free, 24-hour-a-day, 365-day-a-year, information service, in English & Spanish, for individuals & family members facing mental and/or substance use disorders. This service provides referrals to local treatment facilities, support groups & community-based organizations.

Start Your Recovery includes substance abuse treatment and support resources including rehab options, counseling, and support groups. 

Books & Podcasts

Book Resource List

Above the Treeline  Got questions about God, Christianity, faith, and culture? Above the Treeline is dedicated to tackling these tough issues through the lens of Scripture led by Austin Christian Fellowship (ACF) Pastors Will Davis, Jr. and Lauren Thurston.

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