Agape Care Group enters Alabama and Louisiana with the acquisition of Journey Hospice

October 4, 2022

SPARTANBURG, SC – Agape Care Group, a provider of hospice and palliative care in the Southeast and portfolio company of Ridgemont Equity Partners, announced it has acquired Journey Hospice based in Birmingham, Alabama. This acquisition expands Agape Care’s coverage into Alabama and Louisiana, strengthening its position as a leading hospice and palliative care provider across the South and Southeast.

With the addition of Journey Hospice to its portfolio, the Agape Care Group family of brands now offers hospice and palliative care across five states, with 1,500 employees caring for nearly 3,700 patients each day.

Journey Hospice serves patients in eight counties across Alabama and 13 parishes in Louisiana.

Journey Hospice will continue to operate under its current name in the near term. Terms of the deal are not disclosed. Agape Care Group was advised by Agenda Health, a health care merger and acquisition advisory service.




As a regional leader in hospice and palliative care, Agape Care Group proudly serves nearly 3,700 patients across North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama and Louisiana. The company’s 1,500 employees are committed to serving with love those touched by an advanced illness, providing comfort and support through compassionate care and meaningful experiences. Agape Care Group offers hospice and palliative services across multiple settings and is renowned for its superior patient-family experience and expertly trained professionals.