About Hope Springs

hope springs coordinator, Jon RumbleOne in five people in every part of our society are affected by mental illness. Often there are great personal, social and financial costs. Ongoing support and care of the person recovering from mental illness may be shared by clinicians, family, partners, friends and organizations such as hope springs– people who believe in, and stand by their loved one. hope springs is a support program devoted to the care of the whole person.  It provides community-based pastoral care. We promote mental health, spiritual care, healing, social belonging, mutual support and self-help, creativity and enjoyment through hospitality and acceptance of people as they are; that is, on their road to recovery. Meet hope springs coordinator, Jon Rumble. Jon has a science degree and PhD, however being a foster carer with Berry St, and a church youth group leader led him to later complete social work degree. Since then, Jon has mainly worked in the mental health arena: as a community support worker in the psychiatric disability support sector, in clinical aged psychiatry, running the group program in the Orygen inpatient unit, and case management in area mental health services. Jon has been a volunteer with hope springs periodically over many years and now feels very blessed to have been given the opportunity to play a more significant role at hope springs as coordinator!

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