Home Instead

Home Instead

Nonmedical senior care
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#242 Ranked #156 last year
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Initial investment
$128K - $160K
Units as of 2021
1,144 1.1% over 3 years

Company Overview

Home Instead Senior Care was founded in 1994 by Paul and Lori Hogan. Based in Omaha, Nebraska, it provides part-time, full-time and live-in nonmedical service for the elderly who can manage their physical needs but require assistance, supervision, light housework and companionship to remain in their homes. The Home Instead Senior Care network has locations in the U.S., Canada, and throughout the world, and offers international master franchise opportunities.

About Home Instead

Founded
1994
Parent Company
Home Instead Inc.
Leadership
Jeff Huber, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1995 (26 years)
# of employees at HQ
237
# of Units
1,144 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
13323 California St.
Omaha, NE 68154

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Home Instead 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
$59,000
Initial Investment
$128,000 - $160,000
Veteran Incentives
20% 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.

Third Party Financing
Home Instead has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

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
9 hours
Classroom Training
44.5 hours
Additional Training
Online training, 5 weeks; webinars, on-site visits
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
9-12
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #242

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #71

Fastest-Growing Franchises

Ranked #177

Top Global Franchises

Ranked #41

Top Franchises for Less Than $150,000

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Updated: February 8th, 2021