Comfort Keepers

Comfort Keepers

In-home senior care
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$91K - $145K
Units as of 2021
786 1.2% over 3 years

Company Overview

Comfort Keepers is based in Dayton, Ohio and provides seniors with non-medical care. The company offers companionship, meal preparation, light housekeeping, grocery shopping, recreational activities and other services to individuals and couples still living in their own home.

About Comfort Keepers

Founded
1998
Parent Company
Sodexo
Leadership
Carl McManus, North American CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1999 (22 years)
# of employees at HQ
50
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Asia, Australia/New Zealand, Europe (Eastern), Europe (Western), Canada

# of Units
786 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
1 Park Plaza, #300
Irvine, CA 92614

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Comfort Keepers franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$50,000
Initial Investment
$91,161 - $144,964
Net Worth Requirement
$300,000
Cash Requirement
$100,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
5%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

In-House Financing
Comfort Keepers offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

Classroom Training
95 hours
Additional Training
Virtual training, 56 hours; Ongoing training as needed
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
2
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021