Hope Springs Community Farm

Hope Springs Community Farm is open! For more information about the Farm and to leave your details with us please contact us at hopesprings@hopecs.org.au or call 08 9926 1987 during office hours.

Hope Springs Community Farm is a residential rehabilitation program for adults affected by their alcohol and other drug misuse.  The Farm is based on a Therapeutic Community model where residents take part in day to day activities which recreate true- to- life experiences.

Working on farm projects, connecting with the local community and undertaking work skills training are key aspects of the program. Residents receive hands-on training, some of which can be accredited, and can learn about a range of vocations including horticulture, handicrafts (such as jewellery making and woodworking) or even artisan bread-making.  Each day, the emphasis is on living and working together to build resilience and confidence to deal with the issues that have led to alcohol and drug dependency. The program also features group, peer, and individual counselling and coordinated free time activities. In this setting, it is the community itself, and the relationships that are created within it, that are the catalysts for change.

The program is run at Hope Springs Community Farm, 40kms from Geraldton.

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Contact

For more information please contact us at hopesprings@hopecs.org.au or call 08 9926 1987 during office hours.

More details about the farm are available here Hope Springs Community Farm brochure.

Please also watch this ABC video about our artisan bread being made by our residents.  HOPE would like to thank the ABC for coming to Hope Springs Community Farm to film this.