CARE RESOURCES

Offering hope, support and spiritual guidance

FIRST RESPONSE
If you are facing difficulties or challenges, feeling overwhelmed or uncertain, our first response team can assist you in finding help within the church as well as within the broader Madison community. You can reach a First Responder Monday–Thursday, 11 am–3 pm at firstresponse@blackhawkchurch.org or at 608-828-4230. Schedules may vary, so please feel free to leave a message.
EMERGENCY NEEDS
For emergency care needs, call the church office (608-828-4200). Follow the prompts to reach an on-call pastor if you are calling after office hours.
The care team ministers to the spiritual, emotional, relational and physical needs of the Blackhawk community by offering hope, support and spiritual guidance. We strive to do this through Christ’s love and sensitivity as we come alongside you during times of struggle, pain, fear and vulnerability. Our ministry team is made up of well-trained staff and volunteers who provide confidential care, support and direction.

Blackhawk offers support resources for a variety of needs including:

Job Loss/Financial Need
Recovery & Addiction Resources

Are habits or addictions affecting or controlling your life? Do you feel alone or isolated trying to address them on your own? As men and women we all have hurts, hang-ups and struggles that can erode and destroy our relationships and lives. These are rapidly-growing concerns in our society and we are not immune within the church. Are you attending to them in your life? Do you know where to ask for help?

Alcohol Abuse
Resources:

  • Alcoholics Anonymous – (Local AA meetings for the person concerned about their own drinking habits)Click here for a list of upcoming local AA meetings
  • Al-Anon (Wisconsin and local resources for the concerned family member(s)
  • Celebrate Recovery – (Local Christian Recovery Group)

Contact First Response if you would like to talk and/or pray about your concerns. You can reach a First Responder most days (Monday – Thursday) 11 am–3 pm by email or calling 828.4230. Schedules may vary, so please leave a message.

Pornography Accountability & Recovery
Resources:

Men’s Sexual Addiction Support Group
A Ministry of Blackhawk Church

Men’s sexual addiction is a real problem in our broken world. What begins with viewing pornography sometimes leads to a full scale addiction problem. Addiction in any form destroys marriages and relationships, compromises work settings and devastates lives.

The reality is that true addiction requires professional therapy before a support or maintenance group can be effective.

At Blackhawk Church we have a closed and confidential support group for men who have an admitted sexual addiction. In our group we offer a safe, loving, biblically-based setting for support and accountability as we strive to grow in our relationship with Christ.

To inquire how to find help for sexual addiction or to inquire about the Blackhawk Church group please contact Dave Gagnon.

Mental Health

JOIN US for an informational meeting about our Mental Health Ministry
August 13 // 11 am or 4:30 pm

Grace Groups
If mental illness affects you or a family member, Grace Groups may be for you! We offer separate peer support groups for those living with a mental illness and those who are family members of someone living with mental health difficulties. Grace Groups provide a positive place to connect with others and lean on God's grace through the various difficulties associated with mental illnesses. Groups will be offered in the fall.

Prison Aftercare

The Blackhawk Prison Aftercare Ministry extends the love of Christ to those within the Blackhawk community who have been affected by incarceration. If you or your family would benefit from support or information, contact prisonaftercare@blackhawkchurch.org.

BLACKHAWK CHURCH
9620 Brader Way
Middleton, WI 53562
608.828.4200
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