Home Helpers/Direct Link

Initial Investment

LOW: $70,850
HIGH: $117,600

Change in Units

-0.5% -3 UNITS (1 Year)
-3.4% -22 UNITS (3 Years)

Company Profile



Franchising Since

1997 (19 Years)

Corporate Address

10700 Montgomery Rd., #300 Cincinnati, OH 45242


Emma Dickison

Parent Company

H.H. Franchising Systems

About Home Helpers/Direct Link

Home Helpers provides personal care services for seniors, new moms, working parents, those recuperating from illness or surgery and those needing continuing care for lifelong challenges. Services are provided by experienced caregivers in homes, retirement communities, nursing homes, hospitals, rehabilitation centers and others, from one hour per day up to 24 hours per day depending on need.
Home Helpers is affiliated with Direct Link, a vital sign and medication monitoring system.


Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$70,850 - $117,600

Net-worth Requirement


Liquid Cash Requirement


Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee


Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


Financing Options

Home Helpers/Direct Link has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives

$5,000 off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 53

Lowest Rank: 112

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: ongoing

Training at headquarters: 5 days

Additional Training: Sales & marketing boot camps, webinars, ongoing in-field training

Ongoing Support
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Ad Slicks
Regional Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 1

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Updated: August 5th, 2016

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