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Annie's Nannies Inc

Phone: (206) 784-8462 Fax: (206) 789-1921 2236 NW 58th St Ste 101, Seattle, WA 98107

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This company offers various long-term and temporary household staffing services ranging in care provided to children, family, and companions for the elderly.

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Reason for Rating

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Factors that raised the rating for Annie's Nannies Inc include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
  • Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business

Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 1 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 1
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 1

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Annie's Nannies Inc
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: February 01, 2008 Business started: 09/01/1984 Business started locally: 09/01/1984 Business incorporated 06/04/1985 in WA
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.

These agencies may include:

Washington Department of Revenue
6500 Linderson Way SW Fl 1, Tumwater WA 98501
Phone Number: (800) 451-7985

Type of Entity


Business Management
Ms. Suzanne McCone, President Ms. Annie Davis, CEO
Contact Information
Customer Contact: Ms. Annie Davis, CEO
Principal: Ms. Suzanne McCone, President
Business Category

Nanny Service Screening - Background & Employment Child Care Centers Employment Agencies

Additional Locations


    2236 NW 58th St Ste 101

    Seattle, WA 98107 (206) 784-8462


BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

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Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

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BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

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Complaint Detail(s)

6/22/2016 Billing/Collection Issues | Read Complaint Details

Additional Notes

Complaint: Annie's Nannies was hired in December 2015/January 2016 to seek and secure a Permanent Nanny for my children. The Nanny that was hired and placed within my home failed to follow daily routines and slept on the job. In addition, Annie's Nannies was unable to find another Nanny that met my search criteria. They referred me to several unqualified Nannies that resulted in fruitless interviews and wasted my time. Due to their failure to find an appropriate Nanny, Annie's Nannies agreed to reimburse the expenses that I had paid them. The total fee was $7,842.00; $400 of which was a non-refundable registration fee. Annie's Nannies only reimbursed $6,602.00. The Company retained $840.00 (this does not include the $400), claiming it was the "temp" fee that they normally charge. The temp charge ($804.00) reflected the length of time that the Nanny was employed by me. This Nanny was a permanent Nanny, not a temp Nanny. Furthermore, I never was seeking nor did I ever agree to the charges associated with a temporary Nanny. Lastly, I was never provided an invoice for these charges.

Desired Settlement: Refund of $840.00

Business Response: This customer came to us to find a nanny.  He hired the nanny and paid our fee.  He fired the nanny - who by the way is a very good nanny - because he said she didn't keep the babies awake all day as he wanted them to be.  We refunded his placement fee.  However, we did not refund the search fee or the daily fee for having the nanny working for him until he fired her.  We will not be refunding the $840 as I already told him that we would not.  According to our contract, we did not have to refund him anything.  He is not someone we would choose to work with again! 

Consumer Response:

Complaint: ********

I am rejecting this response because of the gross negligence to express accurate information.  Within my second emailed complaint to Annie's Nannies, I expressed how unprofessional the company has proved to be.  The unprofessionalism continues with making false statements with regard to the Nanny that I had employed.  She was not fired.  She quit  after I confronted her about her dishonesty.  I have her resignation letter.  I am further appalled by the accusation that Annie's Nannies claims that I wanted the Nanny to keep my children up all day.  This is action is child abuse!  The children were on a sleep schedule, that included two long naps; one in the morning and one in the evening.  The Nanny was having them sleep majority of the day.  Annie's Nannies chooses to be dishonest and/or gathers poorly investigated information.  In either case, the expression of such inaccurate information emphasizes how unprofessional this Company is and is willing to argue their point with dishonesty.

The fact is that Annie's Nannies failed to provide an adequate and responsible Nanny.  They broke the contract by not meeting this very basic request.  Again, I never agreed to a Temporary Nanny; nor should I be charged for one.  I am requesting the immediate return of the $840.00.


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Business Response:

We apologize for the week's delay.  The check is in the mail. 

Our bookkeeper generated the check last week, but there was a delay in getting it to us as she had a death in the family.

Consumer Response:
Better Business Bureau:

I have reviewed the response made by the business in reference to complaint ID ********, and find that this resolution is satisfactory to me.


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Customer Review(s)

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