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Hope Network is a non-profit organization providing behavioral health, neuro rehabilitation, children services, and careers and job training in Michigan.

Hope Network began as a vocational program at Pine Rest Christian Hospital, and became a separate corporation in 1986. Their mission is, “In Christian service, HOPE Network empowers children to overcome challenges and to achieve their highest level of independence.” Their vision is to “be a nationally recognized provider of solutions for individuals and communities we serve. With an unwavering commitment to excellence and innovation, we will provide exceptional value in increasingly remarkable ways wherever our services are needed.”

Employees & Individuals Served

Hope Network had 4,690 employees and served 27,198 consumers in 2016. Individual programs included care coordination (3,729 consumers served), Center for Autism (75), clinical services (4,429), clubhouse (224), community living services/skill building (1,309), crisis residential (2,333), housing (1,404), mobile crisis services (434), mobile multidisciplinary teams (1,003), pastoral services (2,850), reading corps/education (807), residential services (884), supported employment (509), supported living (126), transportation (4,072), and vocational services (1,940).

Service Area

Hope Network provides services in the greater Grand Rapids and Pontiac Michigan area at 17 locations. It also operates two administrative offices.

Service Lines

Hope Network Behavioral Health Services provides a continuum of care based on a holistic, trauma-informed approach to help consumers obtain optimal levels of wellness. They assess each consumer and develop a personalized treatment plan that integrates emotional, mental, and physical health.

Behavioral Health

  • Hope Network provides a specialized assessment and treatment plan that includes crisis intervention, specialized residential, and outpatient treatment.
  • Total revenue: $49.5 million
  • Total expenses: $44.3 million

Community Support Services

  • Hope Network provides transportation, job training, and placement for ex-offenders and consumers with disabilities.
  • Total revenue: $41.9 million
  • Total expenses: $41 million

Rehabilitation Services

  • Hope Network provides neuro rehabilitation for consumers with traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and other neurologic conditions.
  • Total revenue: $33.2 million
  • Total expenses: $27.7 million

Financial Highlights

In fiscal year 2017, Hope Network had $136.2 million in revenue, including $132 million in services, $4 million in contributions, and $21,792 in investment income. Funding sources were reported as community mental health (48.95%), private insurance (21.73%), worker’s compensation (0.78%), HUD/MSHDA (4.84%), transportation services (0.99%), subcontracts (6.07%), Granta (2.97%), donations (2.70%), Department of Human Services (2.40%), MI Rehan services (0.39%), Medicare/Medicaid (1.19%), and other (6.97%).

Organizational Highlights

  • The organization has grown rapidly in the past couple of years by acquiring New Passages, Inc. (2011); Michigan Education Corps (2013); and Auburn Counseling Services (2015).
  • Hope Network’s wholly owned subsidiaries include ten housing corporations and a rehabilitation foundation.
  • In 2017, Behavioral Health Services won contracts to provide services in Saginaw and Jackson Counties, Michigan.
  • In 2015, the organization created a new service line called Outcomes That Matter. In 2016, the organization also expanded its transportation services to include the GoLux and Wheels to Work programs.

Key Executives

  • Phil Weaver, President and Chief Executive Officer
  • Jill Szyszko, Executive Administrator
  • Larry Jongekrijg, Chief Financial Officer
  • Tim Becker, Chief Health Care Officer
  • Jason Todd, Chief Information Officer
  • Steve Ragan, Senior Executive Vice President
  • Virgie Ammerman, Executive Director of Housing and Community Development

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