Lexington’s Premier Provider of Au Pair Child Care

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 Lexington 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 Lexington area choose an Au Pair that fits their specific family needs.

Au Pair child care offers a valuable cultural exchange experience, while providing reliable, live-in child care which meets the specific needs of your family. Get More Details

Local Area Representatives in Lexington

Go Au Pair has a Local Area Representative in Lexington and surrounding areas to help our families during their experience. Our agency local representative will assist your family and Au Pair with any questions related to your live in child care needs.

Patti Reese

My favorite thing about being a LAR

As a LAR, I love the role of meeting people from children to young adults, and I enjoy learning about many cultures as well as families that welcome au pairs. I like to be a helpful person. I hope to communicate with caring to au pairs and host families and I look forward to meeting new people and sharing my enthusiasm for others as needed.

Why I love my job

I have a passion for the outdoor activities such as hiking and gardening, spending time with animals, cultural experiences in art, music and performances, and I love to have tea parties for others. I get great satisfaction from caring for others. In my spare time, I like to bake and share the treats prepared, as I spend time with elderly friends and anyone that crosses my path that is in need. I also enjoy teaching children at church and anyone who wants to learn through reading and learning about science and the social studies. I am thankful for the opportunity to see and hear the beauty of the earth, the joy to share with others, and the hope that faith brings.

About me

My name is Patti Reese, and I’m a Local Area Representative at Go Au Pair in the Lexington, Kentucky area. I have worked in the school systems as a speech therapist and elementary and middle school counselor throughout my career. In retirement I presently work as an instructor for adult education. I became a LAR when my daughter had a neighbor that wanted to have an au pair, because I am a helping person I agreed to learn a new role. I have been a LAR since 2012.

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Kentucky (KY)

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“Patti is a great LAR. She’s always available to talk and to explain anything I need to know or understand. She got the best places to get food or walk around. She’s a good listener and give great advices.”

Au Pair, Lexington, KY

“She is so sweet.”

Au Pair, Lexington, KY

Your Dedicated National Support

Our headquarters staff includes your Placement Coordinator, who will assist you from before your placement starts until the day it ends.

RachelPlacement Coordinator

“Rachel is amazing and is very professional in putting up with a stressful situation.”

Host Family, Richmond, KY

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Lexington Resources for Au Pairs & Host Families

Driver’s License

driver's license info for au pairs
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 DMV office.

Social Security Card

social security card info for au pairs
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.

Public Transportation

public transportation info for au pairs
Au Pairs can learn about inexpensive solutions to travel around town. Taxis and shuttles are also available.

IRS Guidelines

IRS tax info for au pairs
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.

Child Friendly Activities for Au Pairs and Host Families in Lexington

Au Pairs will find that Lexington 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.

Colleges and Universities for Au Pairs to Attend in Lexington

Au Pairs need to complete their education requirement as part of their exchange program in the United States. Here are some places in Lexington they may be able to enroll.

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