At a Glance
Products & Services: Nonmedical home care
Number of Locations: 464
Total Investment: $58.45K - 95.19K
Began Franchising: 1998
About Visiting Angels
After working as a social worker in a nursing home and listening to families express frustration about limited alternatives to nursing facilities or assisted living centers, Jeffrey Johnson began Visiting Angels in 1992 to provide experienced in-home caregivers to seniors.
With franchisees nationwide, Visiting Angels offers living assistance services including hygiene assistance, meal preparation, light housekeeping, errands and shopping and companionship services.
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the U.S.,Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Eastern Europe, Mexico, South America, Western Europe.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Total Investment: $58,450 - $95,200
Franchise Fee: $31,950 - $54,950
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 3.5-2%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Net Worth: $100,000
Liquid Cash Available: $39,950
Operations10% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
How This Franchise Supports Franchisees
Training: Available at headquarters: 5.5 days. 5+ regional refresher meetings per year; monthly webinars; annual conference
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: PR support, internet marketing
Franchise Ranking History
, #85 (2012)
, #88 (2011)
, #110 (2010)
, #115 (2009)