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We are working towards being licensed to provide service by the fall of 2017.

If you are a caregiver interested in working with other caregivers in a democratically controlled agency that honors your voice and earns your loyalty, contact us!

 

What is a Home Care Co-op?

There are many types of caregiver cooperatives that provide home care. Home Care refers to non-medical services such as cleaning, bathing, companionship, cooking, and other duties.

A home care co-op is generally a home care agency. It differs from other agencies in that the ownership of the agency consists of the caregivers.

Caregivers sit on the board of directors and make company policy. As caregivers, they implement those policies.

This provides clients with a direct line of communication with the owners of the agency.

Caregivers benefit by having control over their workplace that includes better wages and working conditions (including the ability to provide the services that their clients want).  Clients benefit by having someone with true ownership of their job providing care.

About

Capital Homecare Cooperative serves Thurston County in the State of Washington. The caregivers own the agency and direct its policies. Our aim is to provide a high quality of care to our clients while also creating a great organization for our caregivers.

Cooperatives operate on the basis of “one member-one vote”, so each caregiver who joins the co-op, has an equal voice. They meet to elect a board from amongst themselves. Since the board, which sets policy, consists of caregivers, our clients have direct access to the policy makers.

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Hello world!

Hi Everyone! Welcome to the home of Captial Homecare Cooperative! In 2014, Olympian resident Jerry Barney became aware of inequities in the home care industry. Jerry hired caregivers to assist his wife and, due to a temporary injury, found himself in need of home care services as well. When he received the bill, he realized …

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We want to hear from you!

We are looking for caregivers and will be looking for clients by the end of September.

By Phone: 360-943-4241

By US Mail
Capital Home Care Cooperative
P.O. Box 256
Olympia, WA 98507

By Email
admin@capitalhomecare.coop

In Person
407 4th Avenue E 2nd Floor
Olympia, WA