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FirstLight HomeCare

2014 Franchise 500
#301
At a Glance

Products & Services: Nonmedical home care

Number of Locations: 86

Total Investment: $85.3K - $128.7K

Founded: 2010

Began Franchising: 2010

About FirstLight HomeCare

Based in Cincinnati, Ohio, FirstLight HomeCare offers in-home nonmedical and personal care services to seniors, new mothers, disabled adults and others needing assistance.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 85 1 0 0
2013 62 0 0 0
2012 44 0 0 0
2011 33 0 0 0
2010 15 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new units internationally.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $85,281 - $128,659
Franchise Fee: $38,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 10% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $150,000
Liquid Cash Available: $75,000
Operations
Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed..
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 8 days. At franchisee's location: 5 days.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: Website, SEO, social media

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #301 (2014), #365 (2013),
Fastest-Growing: #46 (2013),
Top New: #17 (2014), #25 (2013),

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