Travel Information for 2nd Year

Tuesday, 15 August 2017

Please Note: The information below is intended to help get you started, but is not all-inclusive for every situation. It is your responsibility to inquire with the U.S. embassy in your home country to see if other forms are needed. For example, it may be necessary to bring a copy of the host […]


The Spirit of the Program- Balancing Expectations Honestly

Thursday, 29 June 2017

Here is the basic contract story between a family and an Au Pair: The Au Pair takes a break in his/her schooling or career and leaves her family and friends. She should expect to work 45 hours a week as the sole person responsible for the family’s children. The actual […]


Who’s Who and How do they Help me?

Monday, 26 June 2017

When there is a problem, it can be calming to know who to turn to for help. It can be frustrating to contact your LCC and have her explain that she does not have the power to sort out financial issues, or determine housing problems, for example. Here is a […]


What to Expect as a New Au Pair

Monday, 29 May 2017

For New Au Pairs: Welcome to New Jersey, USA! Expect to be excited! You are on an adventure. Who knows where you might go and who you might meet? This is an opportunity to be exposed to the American life style, and improve your English. However, some Au Pairs are disappointed […]


What if the Au Pair program is not working for me?

Monday, 22 May 2017

This is a hard topic. Everyone involved- the Au Pairs, the Host Families, the local LCCs and the Cultural Care support team in Boston WANT this program to succeed in every case! However, like any program involving relationships between people, not every single Host Family/ Au Pair match works out. Which […]