Griswold Home Care


  • Griswold Home Care, Inc.
120 West Germantown Pike, # 200
Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
  • (888) 777-7630 / (215) 402-0200 x 110
  • (215) 261-1733 (Fax)

Griswold Home Care is dedicated to providing Extraordinary Home Care at Affordable Rates. We refer Caregivers for older adults, people recovering from illness or surgery, and people with long-term disabilities. Caregiver services include personal care, homemaking, companionship, incidental transportation and other services to Clients wishing to remain safe and independent. We operate a model that is completely unique in the industry. We also offer the largest protected territories and lowest on-going fees.

Franchisor Background

Year Established: 1982

Franchising Since: 1984

Operating Units

Franchised Units 235 96.3%
Company-Owned Units 9 3.7%
Total Operating Units 244 100%

Geographic Distribution

USA 244 100.0% In 30 States
Canada 0 0.0% In 0 Provinces
International 0 0.0% In 0 Foreign Countries
Total 244 100%

Multi-Unit Operators

Multi-Unit Operators N/A
Franchises Owned by Multi-Unit Operators N/A

North American Unit Density

Density Units
Pennsylvania 22
New Jersey 19
Ohio 15

Registered in the following Registration States

(not registered in any registration states)

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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 23
Site Selection
Lease Negotiation Assistance N/A
Financial Assistance No

Marketing Support

Co-Op Advertising Yes
National Advertising Yes
Regional Advertising Yes
Local Advertising Yes
Marketing Materials Brochures, Television Ads
Other Marketing Support Ongoing coaching, timely and innovative initiative

Ongoing Support

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


Corporate Office 10 Days
Franchisee Location 1-2 Days
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Financial Requirements


Minimum Net Worth $275K
Cash Investment $75K
Total Investment $95-121K
Average Total Investment $108K


Initial Franchise Fee $49.5K
Average Franchise Fee $49K
On-Going Royalty 4%
Average Royalty 4%
Advertising Fee 0.5%

Site Information and Requirements

Average Number of Full-Time Employees 3-5 (in office)
Average Number of Part-Time Employees N/A
Space Needs (in square feet) Minimum 150
Preferred Site Types Storefront, Home-Based
Other Site Types Allowed HB OK where laws permit, Commercial space
Encourages Conversions No
Item 19 (Earnings Claim) Provided? Yes
Listed in the SBA Registry? No
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Franchisee Qualifications

Financial Net Worth 5
General Business Experience 4
Specific Industry Experience 2
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 5
Passive Ownership? Allowed
Area Development
Franchisees Allowed to Expand Within Territory? Yes
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Expansion Plans

Projected New Units Over Next 12 Months 56
Canada Yes, N/A
Overseas No
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