Meet the Staff

Lukas Loock

Regional Director

Free State, Western Cape

Lukas Loock, co-founder of Jericho Recovery Centre oversees with wisdom, a high regard for ethics and integrity. Lukas believes in investing in people's lives in equipping them with skills to achieve their potential. Lukas is known as a family man, teaching practical biblical principles as a standard of life.

Jacques Fourie

Centre Manager, Pastor and Counselor

JRC's experienced Operational Manager Jacques Fourie, is a certified pastor and skilled counselor. As a teacher, Jacques has a father's heart, driven to see people make a success of their recovery; to see them reconciled with God. Jacques values relationships and is a true believer that one should prioritize what is important in life. In the classroom, living quarters or gym, you'll find Jacques encouraging people and pointing them to the one true Jesus.

Kevin Cromhout


Kevin Cromhout, a co-founder  of Jericho Recovery Centre, has a passion for teaching and counseling people toward joyful, fulfilled lives.

Dirk Steinmann

Auxiliary Social Worker, Pastor and Counselor

Dirk Steinmann, an auxiliary social worker , certified pastor and  qualified counselor at JRC, is furthering his studies in the field of addiction, with an authentic heart for the individual. Dirk remains a faithful, encouraging testimony of diligence and perseverance: 'if you do what you need to do, when you need to do it - you can do what you want to do, when you want to do it' .

Buhle Ngubane

Senior Social Worker 

Buhle is a vibrant, free-spirited person with a passion for people: "I value respect, because you can achieve so much when you respect yourself and others. Being creative and keeping an open mind are important aspects, allowing me to explore different levels." A kind and empathetic individual, Buhle remains eager to grow by learning from others, both professionally and personally.

Brett Jackaman


Brett has a fierce passion to help people not only recover and heal, but live a life of victory and expansion in Jesus Christ.  Brett's favourite power quote is: "The man in Christ, who has gained control over himself and his mind, is capable of overcoming and conquering anything."

Noluthando Nene

Staff Nurse

Noluthando is an enrolled nurse with strong experience in delivering quality care to patients. Caring and reliable, Thando has a reputation for building great rapport between medical providers and service users and she is committed to making patients be more informed and comfortable during their care.

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Lindie Els


Lindie administrates the office at JRC. A wonderful, adventurous woman, Lindie is currently furthering her studies in youth ministry and marriage counselling .

Elsje Eksteen


Elsje has more than 30 years business experience and  manages JRC's bookkeeping  with insight and integrity. A passionate encourager , Elsje is driven by a zeal for people and you will often find her leading an aerobics or gym-fitness class. Elsje firmly believes in impacting your community positively.


Intake Coordination

Head of Mens Section

Head of Ladies Section

Head of Kitchen



In remembrance of Dereck Cromhout 

1955 - 2018

Dereck Cromhout, far-sighted founder of Jericho Recovery Centre, walked the rehabilitation road for 23 years, helping others - testifying that lives can change.