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Is It Easy to Start a Child Care Business?
Almost every new business venture starts with a feeling of excitement and possibility, and opening a new child care business is no exception. When you make the leap to invest in both your own future and the future of children in your community, you will likely be filled with optimism and an eagerness to begin your journey as a new business owner.
These positive feelings can help you overcome many challenges and doubts along the way. However, at some point, you may realize that this momentum can only take you so far.
When you start a child care business on your own, there are often a number of back-to-back hurdles that await you. From strict licensing requirements and uncertainties about hiring and training staff members to bringing enrollment up to a level that actually allows you to turn a profit, these obstacles may prove to be insurmountable.
If you wish you could rely on the expertise of someone with both experience and incredible success in the industry as you get your business up and running, you may be interested in purchasing a franchise.
How Purchasing a Franchise can Lead to Success
There’s no need to try to recreate the wheel when opening a child care business. Instead of wasting your time, energy, and resources attempting to build a business from the ground up, you can hit the ground running with the help of the experts at Discovery Point.
We are a child care franchise with more than thirty years in the industry and over 50 locations across the Southeast. Over three decades, we have built a successful business model and established a trusted reputation among the families and communities we support. When you bring a Discovery Point child care center to your local community, parents will instantly know you offer a reliable child care solution that can provide meaningful early education for their children.
Of course, our franchises are more than simply a successful business model and a brand name with a solid reputation. We go above and beyond to help our franchisees thrive in multiple ways. We care about the profitability and effectiveness of your business, as well as your experience as a business owner. Our team will be your partner in success as you go through every stage of business ownership, from choosing a site to maintaining high enrollment levels for years to come.
Discovery Point Makes Opening and Operating a Child Care Business Easier
At Discovery Point, we focus on results. For us, that means delivering high-quality child care services to more communities. We are always on the lookout for entrepreneurs who share our passion for working with families and want to reorient their lives around a career that offers a greater level of fulfillment and flexibility.
We understand that the desire to strike out on your own and open a new business can be strong. After all, once you make the decision to become a business owner, you may feel that the only way to truly have autonomy is to start something from scratch. However, we are here to let you know that you can have the best of both worlds when you open a Discovery Point child care business.
Choosing to become part of our franchise family means you’ll enjoy a comfortable level of freedom and autonomy that allows you to follow your passion, while also having the support you need to thrive. As a result, you can lower some of the risks of business ownership without compromising on your dream of opening a child care business.
Here are just a few of the ways in which we will make your experience as a business owner in the child care industry simpler, less stressful, and more productive:
- We provide initial and ongoing training to give you the confidence and essential knowledge needed to take on your new role.
- We assist with every aspect of site selection and center construction.
- Our franchise packages include proprietary curriculum at no additional charge.
- You’ll have the flexibility to ensure your center caters to the unique aspects of your local community.
- Your child care center will come equipped with all the essential items needed including furnishings, fixtures, toys, and playground equipment.
- You’ll gain access to our extensive marketing knowledge and resources, including support with your pre-enrollment marketing campaign, to make sure your center’s brand is well represented across your community.