Our History

FOUNDING MEMBERS OF PENINSULA HOMECARE COOPERATIVE

FOUNDING MEMBERS OF PENINSULA HOMECARE COOPERATIVE

Peninsula Homecare opened for business on February 8th, 2016. Our co-op was founded by a group of self-employed caregivers who held that coalescing our resources and experience into a home care agency was the best way to provide consistent, exceptional care to the elders of our community. In developing and incorporating our cooperative, we received expert advice from the Northwest Cooperative Development Center and grants from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Cooperative Development Foundation.  We were the first worker-owned home care agency on the Olympic Peninsula and the seventh in the country.



“The Birth of a Cooperative” - by Kippi Waters.

This is the story of our evolution from individuals to a cooperative and from caregivers to business owners. Kippi is the founding director of Peninsula Home Care Cooperative.