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Home Helpers Home CareNonmedical/skilled home care; monitoring products and services
- 2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#142 Not ranked last year
- Initial investment
$97K - $139K
- Units as of 2021
315 0.9% over 3 years
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.
About Home Helpers Home Care
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Home Helpers Home Care:
Outpacing the Industry Over 23 Years in a Row
Join the premier nationwide In-Home Care leader providing care for seniors and others who wish to remain independent wherever they call home.
A New Home Helpers Franchise is awarded every 11 days.
For over 23 years Home Helpers® Home Care has seen record-breaking growth year over year – and as the nation’s aging population continues to age, the need for home care services is expected to continue to grow for years to come.
During that time, Home Helpers continues as the home care provider of choice for families across the country.
Why Home Helpers® Home Care?
- Low up-front investment
- Over two decades of record-breaking growth
- $1,177,191 average gross revenue of all locations
- A 2021 Entrepreneur Magazine “Top 500 Franchise”
- Built-in demand and recession-resilient
- 24 months of dedicated on-boarding support and continued coaching
- Cared-4℠ - The most comprehensive Care Program in the industry
If you’re looking for an opportunity to achieve your goal of business ownership and make a meaningful impact in your community—Home Helpers® Home Care is that opportunity.
And it’s not just us saying so.
Home Helpers is a Top Low-Cost Franchise Opportunity according to Franchise Business Review.
The blue-chip endorsement in franchising, Franchise Business Review bases their ratings on the satisfaction of current owners. Home Helpers owners were surveyed on 33 benchmark questions about their experience and satisfaction regarding critical areas of their franchise systems, including training and support, operations, franchisor/franchisee relations, and financial opportunity.
Our Client Families
Home Care Pulse, a prestigious, independent ratings organization, surveys our clients and their families. The Home Helpers national network was named Home Care Pulse Endorsed National Provider and Best of Home Care Endorsed National Provider based on client and family satisfaction scores gathered by the organization. The endorsement means that Home Helpers is ranked among a small handful of in-home care providers across the country who have proved their ability to provide an exceptional working experience to Caregivers while delivering the highest quality care to clients.
More to Offer
Home Helpers® Home Care’s primary care plan, Cared-4℠ provides round-the-clock care by bundling four key service solutions: Companion and Personal Care, 24-hour Direct Link® Monitoring, Wellness Calls, and Meals and Nutrition Planning.
Benefits to Home Helpers® Franchisees
- Differentiates Brand Within Industry
- Grow Revenue with Strong Margins
- Attractive Marketing Proposition to Individual Clients and Referral Partners
Backed Up by World-Class Support
Leveraging the experience of Home Helpers® franchisees serving more than 1,000 communities in the United States and Canada, you’ll start Day One with a team that knows the business, has cleared the obstacles and seen the opportunities before.
Our new owners receive a full two years of committed on-boarding, business planning and operations training. The Home Helpers Team of Performance Coaches support franchisees throughout their journey of business ownership and have over 80 years of combined home care industry experience.
COME GROW WITH US!
At Home Helpers® Home Care we encourage you to Be B.O.L.D.
- Bring your passion everyday
- Own your results
- Love what you do
- Driven by excellence
We’re looking for the right people to bring Home Helpers’ exceptional in-home care to their community while achieving their professional and personal goals of business ownership.
- Franchising Since
- 1997 (24 years)
- # of employees at HQ
- Where seeking
This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.
This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Canada
- # of Units
- 315 (as of 2021)
Information for Franchisees
Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Home Helpers Home Care 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
Definition: The initial fee paid to a franchisor to join their system
What you need to know: Found in Item 5 of the FDD, this may be a flat fee, or may vary based on territory size, experience, or other factors.The franchise fee is an up-front (one-time) cost that a new franchisee pays to the franchisor. This fee is usually due at the signing of the franchise agreement and covers the right to use the franchisor's trademarks, name, and related business systems.
- Initial Investment
- $97,100 - $139,250
Definition: The total amount necessary to begin operation of the franchise
What you need to know: The initial investment includes the franchise fee, along with other startup expenses such as real estate, equipment, supplies, business licenses, and working capital. This is outlined in a chart in Item 7 of the FDD, showing a range of possible costs from low to high.
- Net Worth Requirement
Definition: The minimum net worth you must have in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company
What you need to know: Net worth is the value of a person's assets minus liabilities. Assets include cash, stocks, retirement accounts, and real estate. Liabilities include items like mortgages, car payments, and credit card debt.
- Cash Requirement
Definition: The minimum liquid capital you must have available in order to qualify to become a franchisee of this company.
- Veteran Incentives
- 20% off franchise fee
Definition: A discount or other incentive offered to military veterans who buy a franchise with this company.
- Royalty Fee
Definition: A ongoing fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis.
What you need to know: Most franchisors require franchisees to pay an ongoing royalty fee, which is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD. This fee is typically a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales, but may also be a flat weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Ad Royalty Fee
Definition: An going fee paid to the franchisor on a regular basis to support advertising or marketing efforts.
What you need to know: This may also be called advertising fee, marketing fee, brand fund fee, and more, but the basic purpose is the same-- to support promotion of the brand systemwide. As with the royalty fee, it is detailed in Item 6 of the FDD, and can be a percentage of weekly or monthly gross sales or a weekly, monthly, or annual fee.
- Term of Agreement
- 10 years
Definition: The length of time your franchise agreement will last.
What you need to know: Franchise terms are typically anywhere from 5 to 20 years in length, but are sometimes instead dependent on factors such as the term of your lease. Once your term is up, you may have the option to renew your agreement, typically for a smaller fee than the original franchise fee.
- Is franchise term renewable?
Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.
- Third Party Financing
- Home Helpers Home Care has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory
Training & Support Offered
Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.
- On-The-Job Training
- 24 hours
- Classroom Training
- 25.25 hours
- Additional Training
- Additional training
- Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-opsNewsletterMeetings & ConventionsToll-Free LineGrand OpeningOnline SupportSecurity & Safety ProceduresField OperationsSite SelectionProprietary SoftwareFranchisee Intranet Platform
- Marketing Support
Co-op AdvertisingAd TemplatesNational MediaRegional AdvertisingMarketing Planning & SupportSocial MediaSEOWebsite DevelopmentEmail Marketing
Additional details about running this franchise.
- Is absentee ownership allowed?
Definition: Absentee ownership means that the franchisee does not actively work in the franchise business or manage day-to-day operations.
- Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Definition: The business can be run from your home and/or a vehicle, and it is not necessary to have a retail facility, office space, or warehouse.
- Can this franchise be run part time?
Definition: This business can be run by the owner on a part-time basis (less than 40 hours per week) and/or as a side business; it is not necessary for the business to be open/run full-time.
- # of employees required to run
- Are exclusive territories available?
Definition: An exclusive territory is a fixed area in which you are given the right to operate and in which no other units of the same franchise may be opened.
What you need to know: Territory size may be based on factors such as radius, population size, zip codes, and more. Details can be found in Item 12 of the FDD.
Franchise 500 Ranking History
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