FirstLight HomeCare

  • FirstLight HomeCare Franchising, LLC
7870 E. Kemper Rd. #440
Cincinnati, OH 45249
USA
  • (866) 985-5348 / (513) 766-8402
  • (513) 830-5003 (Fax)

FIRSTLIGHT HOMECARE offers comprehensive, in-home, non-medical and personal care services to seniors, new mothers, adults with disabilities, and others needing assistance. FIRSTLIGHT's founders bring more than 132 years of franchising experience and over 92 years of health-care and senior services experience, creating the core of FIRSTLIGHT's foundation. FIRSTLIGHT franchisees are passionate and caring and strive to provide exceptional service. Owning a FIRSTLIGHT franchise offers the benefits of traditional business ownership with less risk and provides an established business system along with other advantages.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 2009

Franchising Since: 2010

Operating Units

Franchised Units 123 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 123 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 123 99.2% In 28 States
Canada 1 0.8% In 1 Provinces
International 0 0.0% In 0 Foreign Countries
Total 124 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators 24
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators 43

North American Unit Density

Density Units
California 18
Ohio 16
Florida 14

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member No
Franchisee Association? Yes, is a member
Size of Corporate Staff 13
Site Selection
Assistance
Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance N/A
Financial Assistance Yes, Indirect

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising Yes
National Advertising No
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising Yes
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks, Brochures, Direct Mailers, Emails, Promotional Items, Radio Ads
Additional Services: Grand Opening, Marketing Research, Newsletter, Online Extranet

Ongoing Support

Central Data Processing N/A
Central Purchasing N/A
Field Operation Evaluation Included
Field Training Included
Initial Store Opening Included
Inventory Control N/A
Franchisee Newsletter Included
Regional or National Meetings Included
800 Telephone Hotline Included

Training

Cincinnati, OH 8 Days & Ongoing
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Financial Requirements

Investment

Minimum Net Worth $150K
Cash Investment $60K
Total Investment $95.2-140.7K
Average Total Investment $118K

Fees

Initial Franchise Fee $40K
Average Franchise Fee N/A
On-Going Royalty 5%/$250
Average Royalty N/A
Advertising Fee 1%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 2
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 6-50+
Space Needs (in square feet) 600
Preferred Site Types N/A
Other Site Types Allowed Small Office
Encourages Conversions Yes
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? Yes
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 5
General Business Experience 5
Specific Industry Experience 1
Formal Education 3
Psychological Profile 4
Personal Interviews 5
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 10
Term of Renewal Period 10
Passive Ownership? Allowed
Area Development
Agreements?
Yes, for 10 years
Sub-Franchisor
Contracts?
No
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 40
USA Yes, All States except HI
Canada Yes
Overseas No
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