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What is an Au Pair?

Au Pairs are pre-screened international young adults with child care experience who provide full time, live-in child care and introduces a memorable cultural experience at an affordable cost.  With Au Pair child care, families in Los Angeles can enjoy all the benefits of in home child care. Au Pairs can be responsible for general supervision of the children, driving, laundry, homework help, preparing meals, and providing morning and bedtime help. As an Au Pair agency, Go Au Pair is dedicated to helping families in the Los Angeles area choose an Au Pair that fits their specific family needs.

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Local Area Representative in Los Angeles

Go Au Pair has a Local Area Representative in Los Angeles and surrounding areas to help our families during their experience. The local representative will meet with families to discuss any program expectations. You will find that your Local Area Representative will be an advocate in assisting with any of your child care needs along the way. It is Go Au Pair's way of providing personal support to both Host Families and Au Pairs.

Los Angeles: Gina Smurthwaite
My territory covers Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, Hollywood, Santa Monica, Malibu, Encino, Glendale, Pasadena, Canyon Country, Thousand Oaks, Ventura, Santa Barbara
Los Angeles South: Ana Stone
I cover South Bay/Los Angeles Area and Orange County. We have awesome things to do around this area and major cities such as Los Angeles, Beach cities as Redondo, Manhattan, Huntington and Newport. We are also not far from Disneyland. There's a lot to do and see here. We have the beach, the desert and snow in the mountains during the winter, which are 30 minutes away only. There's endless shopping and entertainment opportunities such as concerts, theaters and tv show recordings to go.

Los Angeles Resources for Au Pairs & Host Families

Drivers License

Social Security Number

Public Transportation

IRS Guidelines

Drivers License for Au Pairs Los Angeles Los Angeles Au Pairs Los Angeles Public Transportation Tax Information for Au Pairs in LA
California DMV Office Locations LA Metro IRS Resources
Driving can be part of your Au Pair’s responsibilities. If this is the case, the Au Pair will need to get a driver's license from the nearest California DMV office. Obtaining a social security number is important to both the Au Pair and the Host Family for tax payments, tax credits, and opening bank accounts.

Au Pairs can learn about inexpensive solutions to travel around town. Taxis and shuttles are also available.

Au Pairs and Host Families can learn about tax withholdings and filing specific for the Au Pair program. Always consult a tax advisor to learn how taxes apply to you.

Child Friendly Activities for Au Pairs and Host Families in Los Angeles

Au Pairs will find that Los Angeles offers a wide variety of exciting things to do and places to visit. There are many historical museums, art displays, scenic touring, and physical activities. Families can help Au Pairs find activities they are most interested in.


Au Pair Education in Los Angeles

During program participation, Au Pairs are required to complete academic credits equivalent to 12 semester hours for EduCare participants and 6 semester hours for all other participants. Here is a list of some of the accredited U.S. post secondary institutions in the Los Angeles area.

Art Center College of Design Poly Languages Institute Santa Monica College
College of the Canyons Pasadena City College Wilson-Lincoln Community Adult School
Venice Community Adult School University of Southern California University of California - LA (UCLA)
Roosevelt Community Adult School Pacific States University Mount St. Mary's College
Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles City College Los Angeles Southwest College
DVS College California State University - LA CES College
Inglewood Community Adult School Westwood College University of West Los Angeles
Glendale Community College Rosemead Adult School Woodbury University
Newbridge College Intercoast College Burbank Adult School
Whittier College Citrus College Mt. San Antonio College
Rio Hondo College Irvine Valley College Los Angeles Valley College
Kaplan International - LA UCLA Extension