Au Pair Resources


If you have an emergency, notify your community counselor. If it is outside of your community counselor’s office hours, call 1-800-928-7247. If you are calling on an evening, weekend or holiday and the main office is closed, just follow the instructions to be connected to the emergency service. There is someone available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for emergencies.

Procedures You Need to Know

Click the links below to get detailed information about each of these topics.

Applying for Your Social Security Card

Obtaining a DC Driver’s License

Obtaining a DC Identification Card (for non-drivers)

Education Options                                            

Medical and Dental Information

Au Pair Money Matters

Au Pair Travel Inside the US

Travel/Tour Companies & Travel Websites


  • AAA Bus Safety Reports
  • Bolt Bus– trips between Baltimore, Boston, New York, Newark, Philadelphia, and DC
  • Vamoose Bus – trips between NYC and Bethesda, MD, Arlington, VA, or Lorton, VA
  • MegaBus – trips between Washington, DC and many destinations up and down the East Coast. New routes from DC to Virginia Beach beginning Summer 2017
  • Super Shuttle– transportation to and from airports in DC and all over the US
  • Happy-Cars -car rental for 18+

Places to Stay

Au Pair Travel Outside the US

Au Pair Departure Home

  • You will be able to request your return flight in your au pair portal.
  • You will receive an email with your flight itinerary no later than 4-5 weeks prior to departure.

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