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GreatAuPair is an international job matching and placement service providing families with caregivers. We are designated by the US Department of State as a US Au Pair Program Sponsor, authorized to administer the US Exchange Visitor Program that provides affordable live-in childcare to American families through carefully screened international au pairs.  We also provide: Child Care Referral, House Cleaning, Pet Sitting Services, Senior Home Care & Tutoring.

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Prior to relocating to Austin, TX in November 2013, was BBB Accredited with BBB serving Northern Nevada effective January 11, 2006.

Reason for Rating

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Factors that raised the rating for include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 2 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

2 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 2
Total Closed Complaints 2

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: November 11, 2013 Business started: 12/05/2001 in TX Business started locally: 05/01/2005 Business incorporated: 02/16/2012 in DE
Type of Entity

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Business Management
Shannon Pitts, CEO Jamie Pitts, Vice President
Contact Information
Customer Contact: Jamie Pitts, Vice President
Principal: Shannon Pitts, CEO
Business Category

Child Care Referral Pet Sitting Services House Cleaning Tutoring Senior Home Care

Products & Services sells the following brand(s):, offers the following product(s): Childcare, Housekeepers, J-1 Au Pair Program, Nannies, Personal Assistants, Senior Care, Sitters, Tutors

Method(s) of Payment
This company accepts Visa and Mastercard.
Refund and Exchange Policy
This company has two separate Refund Policies depending on the service you may have purchased as noted below. They will address any questions or concerns related to their services, your purchases and their refund policies. You may contact the company at 800-935-6303.

1) GreatAuPair self-service hiring and job matching:
There are no refunds on membership subscriptions. Once GreatAuPair has received payment for a subscription term, you are granted full access to either the Family or Candidate contact database, based on your selection and term. Paid subscriptions cannot be put on hold and "banked" for use at a later time. If you deactivate your profile or cancel your account, your subscription term will still expire based on the number of consecutive calendar days from the date your most recent subscription or renewal term took effect. GreatAuPair does not provide a pro-rated refund for unused subscription terms. Membership subscription sales are final.

2) GreatAuPair USA, our US J-1 Au Pair Program
Even after thoroughly evaluating and interviewing multiple au pair candidates, they recognize that on rare occasions some au pair matches may not be a good fit with your family. They offer a 6-Month Guarantee:

If your match ends during the first 6 months of your 12-month program, they will provide you with a new au pair at their cost.

If you need help locating interim childcare, they will give you a free one-month subscription to our site. You’ll have access to hundreds of care providers who may be able to help you cover any gaps in childcare until your new au pair arrives.

Alternate Business Names
GreatAuPair, LLC

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