Au Pair Agency. We are a professional, caring and experienced au pair agency, helping families find au pairs in London, Brighton and the towns and villages of Surrey, Sussex, Essex & Kent.

Originated in South London, the agency remained there for many years before moving its base to Sussex. We still serve many families throughout the London area, our client base continuing to grow there, but we now also place au pairs with families in all areas of Sussex and Surrey. We are a small but busy agency and pride ourselves onInternational Au Pair Association (IAPA) member providing a friendly and efficient service to all families looking for the right childcare solution. As parents ourselves, we understand the challenges that many families are faced with in today's world.

For Families

ABC Au Pairs have 20 years experience and are confident in successfully finding an au pair for your family. ABC Au Pairs is an established agency with over 20 years' experience of helping families find au pairs in London, Brighton and the South of England...........more

For Au Pairs

ABC Au Pairs have been welcoming au pairs to England for 20 years. If you're thinking of becoming an au pair and would like to be placed by ABC Au Pairs please register with an IAPA agent in your area..........more

Questions ?

Sometimes a website is too impersonal to convey the neccessary information, so if you would prefer to discuss any aspect of finding an au pair for your family, then please feel free to call Lucy on 01903 202 860 or email

How we select candidates

We select candidates based on their suitability for childcare, management of light household duties and flexibility to fit into family life. We consider these criteria as well as independence, hobbies & interests and aspects of personality when making the selection for each family..........more

On our website you will find all the information you need about the au pair programme to help you decide if an au pair may be a good option for you and your family but if you need to chat through your requirements then please do not hesitate to phone us on (+44) 01903 202860 or email
Alternatively, you can register free of charge with us and we’ll call you to chat through how we could progress things.

Latest News and Useful Tips
Skype Interviews May 17, 2016 at 04:04:48 PM Skype Interviews The host family and the prospective au pair, once they have viewed each other’s profiles, will set up a Skype chat to get to know each other and decide whether they would be a good match for each other. Here are some pointers to bear in mind when preparing for the Skype........More

Happy Families May 17, 2016 at 04:03:35 PM We have a lovely host family who live in South London and have had au pairs from ABC Au Pairs for a few years now......More

our families and au pairs say it best:
  • ABC Au Pairs were friendly and really helpful when finding an au pair for us. Anais was our first au pair and it is working really well. We’ll be back next time!!–Elisabeth Miles-Kelly, Guildford

  • Our au pair, Sara, arrived and after a couple of weeks was really homesick. We thought this would mean she needed to go home but we spoke to Lucy at ABC who gave us some advice and now Sara is happy and really enjoying her experience. Happy house!–Seb Crinchley, Hove

  • I am a single parent and our au pair is like having an extra pair of hands …. and the kids love him! Good decision made.–Mary Sellers, Herne Hill