AGAPE Network

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Summary

Agape Network is a non-profit, non-denominational faith-based 501(c)(3) organization. It specializes in a comprehensive, integrated healthcare system that addresses the multifaceted health issues experienced by individuals and families today.

Located in Miami-Dade County, our facilities include a six-acre community health center with residential inpatient and outpatient services located in Allapattah, an eight-acre campus located on Old Cutler Road, and various on-site locations across the county.

AGAPE's success stems from one-of-a-kind integration of services to meet clients' Psychological, Social, Physical and Spiritual needs. AGAPE combines these four elements with the integration of technology to deliver consistent and continuous quality care.

Agape Network provides holistic, value-based quality care through a patient-centered medical home for a total wellness approach, incorporating treatment modalities that heal the body, mind and spirit. With highly experienced care teams of more than 150 staff members, including physicians, board certified addiction specialists (child and adult), psychiatrists, therapists, licensed clinical social workers, care managers, chaplains, intake team, advanced nurse practitioners, benefits eligibility determination specialists, registered dieticians and peer specialists, we are uniquely qualified to serve people with complex behavioral and physical healthcare needs.

Utilizing a treatment approach that addresses the whole person, we integrate behavioral health services, primary care services, and manage transitions of care across a broad range of healthcare continuums, hospitals, criminal justice systems, and community-based systems of care. Since 2008, we have followed the patient-centered medical health home model that coordinates care of individuals' overall wellness using a team-based clinical model that includes clients, providers, and family members in-home on-site.

Our integrated medical and behavioral health services provide a continuum of care for long term engagement and wellness. Agape Network's culture of innovation is driven by evidence-based data to continuously improve and deliver high-value, cost-conscious care with outcomes that demonstrate our ability to change lives by restoring individuals and families to psychological, social, physical, and spiritual health.


Contact information

Mailing address:
AGAPE Network
22790 SW 112th Ave
Miami, FL 33170

Website: theagapenetwork.org

Phone: 305-235-2616

Email: info@theagapenetwork.org


Organization details

EIN: 592471230

CEO/President: Claudio M. Perez

Chairman: William W. White

Board size: 16

Founder: Jose E. Hernandez

Year founded: 1985

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 06/30

Member of ECFA: Yes

Member of ECFA since: 2009


Purpose

Throughout our network of services, we journey with our clients and their families offering unconditional love - the meaning of Agape - and pair this with professional treatment guided by best practices, and a continual quality improvement process based on evidence and outcome data.

As a faith-based organization, our guiding principles are to glorify God by promoting wellness, strengthening families, and working within a collaborative environment that values and respects our clients (regardless of their religious beliefs, our employees, neighbors and the diverse communities in which we operate.) We believe these "pillars" reflect the characteristics of God's ministry of mercy - moved with compassion to heal the sick not only in this life, but for eternity.


Mission statement

Agape Network's mission is to "Restore individuals and families to psychological, social, physical, and spiritual health." Recognizing that every person was made by a loving Creator who intends for their life to be full and purposeful, we offer integrated comprehensive quality care services rooted in compassion, hope and faith, with a belief that, by the grace of God, every individual can reach their full potential.


Statement of faith

Transparency grade

A

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Health & Well-Being

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating81 of 9113 of 12
Fund acquisition rating156 of 9133 of 12
Resource allocation rating30 of 9132 of 12
Asset utilization rating410 of 9115 of 12

Financial ratios

Funding ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Return on fundraising efforts Return on fundraising efforts =
Fundraising expense /
Total contributions
9%0%0%0%0%0%
Fundraising cost ratio Fundraising cost ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total revenue
5%0%0%0%0%0%
Contributions reliance Contributions reliance =
Total contributions /
Total revenue
95%58%59%63%55%58%
Fundraising expense ratio Fundraising expense ratio =
Fundraising expense /
Total expenses
5%0%0%0%0%0%
Other revenue reliance Other revenue reliance =
Total other revenue /
Total revenue
5%42%41%37%45%42%
 
Operating ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Program expense ratio Program expense ratio =
Program services /
Total expenses
84%93%91%91%90%77%
Spending ratio Spending ratio =
Total expenses /
Total revenue
94%94%103%100%97%107%
Program output ratio Program output ratio =
Program services /
Total revenue
74%87%93%91%87%82%
Savings ratio Savings ratio =
Surplus (deficit) /
Total revenue
6%6%-3%0%3%-7%
Reserve accumulation rate Reserve accumulation rate =
Surplus (deficit) /
Net assets
15%16%-8%0%9%-19%
General and admin ratio General and admin ratio =
Management and general expense /
Total expenses
8%7%9%9%10%23%
 
Investing ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Total asset turnover Total asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total assets
1.651.682.512.412.532.78
Degree of long-term investment Degree of long-term investment =
Total assets /
Total current assets
1.141.311.371.381.311.36
Current asset turnover Current asset turnover =
Total expenses /
Total current assets
2.012.213.443.323.333.78
 
Liquidity ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Current ratio Current ratio =
Total current assets /
Total current liabilities
10.145.274.675.079.9010.00
Current liabilities ratio Current liabilities ratio =
Total current liabilities /
Total current assets
0.090.190.210.200.100.10
Liquid reserve level Liquid reserve level =
(Total current assets -
Total current liabilities) /
(Total expenses / 12)
4.964.412.742.903.242.85
 
Solvency ratiosSector median20202019201820172016
Liabilities ratio Liabilities ratio =
Total liabilities /
Total assets
6%34%16%15%8%7%
Debt ratio Debt ratio =
Debt /
Total assets
0%20%0%0%0%0%
Reserve coverage ratio Reserve coverage ratio =
Net assets /
Total expenses
48%39%34%35%36%33%

Financials

Balance sheet
 
Assets20202019201820172016
Cash$1,828,840$1,046,620$1,346,353$1,277,037$980,718
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$1,387,309$984,802$803,081$799,227$838,626
Short-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$3,216,149$2,031,422$2,149,434$2,076,264$1,819,344
Long-term investments$0$0$0$17,543$17,543
Fixed assets$600,191$255,893$315,200$425,122$638,146
Other long-term assets$396,714$495,360$492,677$210,000$3,556
Total long-term assets$996,905$751,253$807,877$652,665$659,245
Total assets$4,213,054$2,782,675$2,957,311$2,728,929$2,478,589
 
Liabilities20202019201820172016
Payables and accrued expenses$279,156$434,734$423,829$97,981$176,658
Other current liabilities$330,950$0$0$111,779$5,273
Total current liabilities$610,106$434,734$423,829$209,760$181,931
Debt$826,100$0$0$0$0
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$2,275$7,829$12,829$4,348$3,556
Total long-term liabilities$828,375$7,829$12,829$4,348$3,556
Total liabilities$1,438,481$442,563$436,658$214,108$185,487
 
Net assets20202019201820172016
Without donor restrictions$2,774,573$2,340,112$2,520,653$2,514,821$2,293,102
With donor restrictions$0$0$0$0$0
Net assets$2,774,573$2,340,112$2,520,653$2,514,821$2,293,102
 
Revenues and expenses
 
Revenue20202019201820172016
Total contributions$4,404,759$4,013,570$4,509,649$3,945,006$3,711,523
Program service revenue$2,630,723$2,386,657$2,347,644$3,022,131$2,613,450
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$0$0$0$0$6,563
Other revenue$495,408$404,199$289,367$160,495$110,760
Total other revenue$3,126,131$2,790,856$2,637,011$3,182,626$2,730,773
Total revenue$7,530,890$6,804,426$7,146,660$7,127,632$6,442,296
 
Expenses20202019201820172016
Program services$6,568,674$6,330,416$6,525,526$6,181,156$5,306,639
Management and general$527,755$654,551$615,302$724,757$1,578,726
Fundraising$0$0$0$0$0
Total expenses$7,096,429$6,984,967$7,140,828$6,905,913$6,885,365
 
Change in net assets20202019201820172016
Surplus (deficit)$434,461($180,541)$5,832$221,719($443,069)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets$434,461($180,541)$5,832$221,719($443,069)

Compensation

NameTitleCompensation
Rodil MariaPsychiatric$246,354
Dr Claudio M PerezPresident / CEO$141,023
Sandra HernandezVice President of Operations$130,721
Dr Jose HernandezFounder / Executive Director$118,034
Dr Timothy TylerDirector of Research Development$102,397

Compensation data as of: 6/30/2020


Response from ministry

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The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 6/7/2021. To update the information below, please email: info@ministrywatch.com


History

The story of Agape Network is one of diversity, need, determination, love, and faith. Founded by retired Commander of Miami Dade Corrections & Rehabilitation Chaplaincy, Jose E. Hernandez, D. Min., the organization was created to spread hope and transform the lives of those affected by crime and incarceration. It has grown to become a model of integrated behavioral healthcare and spiritual wellness.

The Cuban-born Rev. Hernandez was on a mission inspired by a higher power. It was 1981 and jails were overcrowded and overwhelmed due to the Mariel Boatlift. As a chaplain, Rev. Hernandez's passion for sharing the Good News of the Gospel and connecting people to faith, brought zeal to the correctional culture. Soon, the Reverend would pave a new path of leadership for the county, going from chaplain to the first-ever religious coordinator, and later, the first-ever commander. At one point, Rev. Hernandez oversaw six correctional facilities and more than 100,000 inmates annually. His innovative contributions included the Faith Works ReEntry Program, the development of a robust volunteer network and building a multi-faith chaplaincy program that honored diversity.

In 1983, the tragic story of a woman inmate dying at the hands of her former pimp just hours after being released served as the impetus for creating the Agape Network. At the time, the newly founded faith-based non-profit was one of the only organizations in the county to offer residential programs, transitional housing, and wrap-around services exclusively for women and their children.

Today, the Agape Network's dedication to women, children, and families runs in parallel with its robust jail ministry program. The organization's residential facility remains female but encompasses working with those impacted by substance use disorders and mental illness.

In 1992, Agape moved its headquarters to South Dade transforming a former nursing home into a nationally accredited and fully integrated community health center.

Through the years, Agape's supporters have included prominent figures from government, law enforcement, the courts, the faith community, and business leaders.


Program accomplishments

Agape has been recognized for its excellence in service by various institutions including:

- The Children's Trust, Children of Inmates Service Partnership Award - City of Miami Proclamation for Exemplary Leadership - Certificate of Appreciation, Miami-Dade County Office of Mayor Alex Penelas - The Key of the County Miami-Dade - Jessie Trice Hero Award of Healthcare - Community Action and Human Services Department Coordinated Victims Assistance Center (CVAC) Award - Community Health Foundation Recognition Award - The Flag of the United States of America by U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen - Certificate of Appreciation, The Miami Coalition for a Safe and Drug-Free Community - Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida Appreciation Award - Florida House of Representatives, Health & Human Services Commendation - Special recognition from Governor Charlie Crist for Agape's 25th Anniversary - Recognition of Community Service, Archdiocese of Miami - National Association of Counties Award - Aleph Institute service award


Needs

Whether you are able to donate financially, or through volunteering your time we are very grateful for all the help we receive from our beloved community.