Homewatch CareGivers

  • Homewatch International, Inc.
7100 E. Belleview Ave., # 101
Greenwood Village, CO 80111
USA
  • (800) 472-2290 / (303) 758-5111
  • (303) 758-1724 (Fax)

Homewatch CareGivers International’s franchise locations provide home care and personal assistance to individuals who are aging, disabled and rehabilitating, allowing clients to remain living independently at home. Since its founding in 1980, the company has expanded to include over 220 franchised locations in six countries—while remaining steadfast to its heritage of home care. Each location provides specialty care to those living with chronic illnesses, which helps clients to age in place. In addition, the company provides care for those living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. Through training and ongoing support, each Homewatch CareGivers franchisee is equipped to deliver the exceptional care and proprietary programs that provide peace of mind to clients and their loved ones.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1980

Franchising Since: 1996

Operating Units

Franchised Units 221 100.0%
Company-Owned Units 0 0.0%
Total Operating Units 221 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 208 94.1% In 38 States
Canada 6 2.7% In 1 Provinces
International 7 3.2% In 4 Foreign Countries
Total 221 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators 58
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators 163

North American Unit Density

Density Units
California 23
Texas 14
Pennsylvania 13

Registered in the following Registration States

California, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Oregon, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

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Support and Training

General Information

IFA Member Yes
CFA Member Yes
Franchisee Association? Yes, is a member
Size of Corporate Staff 33
Site Selection
Assistance
N/A
Lease Negotiation Assistance N/A
Financial Assistance Yes, Indirect

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising No
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising No
Local Advertising No
Marketing Materials Ad Slicks, Brochures, Direct Mailers, Emails, Promotional Items, Trade Show Exhibits, Videos
Additional Services: Grand Opening, In-House Marketing, Marketing Research, Newsletter, Online Extranet, Press Releases
Other Marketing Support Online Content (articles), Media Coverage, Community Presentations, Public Relations, SEO Social Media, Marketing Action Plan coaching and support, 52-week Business Implementation Plan

Ongoing Support

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

Training

Corporate Office 5 Days
Via Phone 6 Weeks Pre-Training Prior to Classroom Training
Teleconferences Monthly
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Financial Requirements

Investment

Minimum Net Worth $350K
Cash Investment $75K
Total Investment $83-131K
Average Total Investment $107K

Fees

Initial Franchise Fee $49K
Average Franchise Fee N/A
On-Going Royalty 5%
Average Royalty 5%
Advertising Fee 1%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 3-5
Average Number of Part-Time Employees 25-50
Space Needs (in square feet) 350-600
Preferred Site Types Free Standing Building, Storefront, Strip Center
Other Site Types Allowed Commercial Office Space
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 2
Psychological Profile 3
Personal Interviews 5
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Terms of Contract

Term of Initial Contract 10
Term of Renewal Period 10
Passive Ownership? Not Allowed
Area Development
Agreements?
No
Sub-Franchisor
Contracts?
No
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 16
USA Yes, AR, CA, FL, IL, IN, MA, NE, OK, PA, SC, TX, WI
Canada Yes
Overseas Yes
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