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ABC Nannies in Washington DC:

  • A Genuine Love for Children!
  • Authorized to Work in the U.S.
  • CPR Certification
  • Quest Diagnostics Drug Testing Complete
  • Nationwide Criminal Background Checks
  • Identity Verification Analysis
  • Verifiable Childcare Experience
  • One Year Commitment Pledge
  • Moral and Ethical Code of Conduct


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Question: Where can you find a nanny in DC with exceptional credentials and a truly clean background check?

Answer: ABC Nanny Source! We understand that hiring a nanny for your family is one of the most personal decisions you will need to make as a parent. An additional aspect to consider is that safety should be a top priority for you during this process. To identify the best means you should use in securing the most skilled and qualified caregiver, you should consider these frequently asked questions:

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Question: Is it important for your family to only consider candidates who have had their identity professionally verified and had their documents analyzed for legitimacy?

Concern with Online Searches: There is in fact NO WAY to verify identity theft through online resources and there is no protection in place to confirm that the person you are corresponding with is indeed who they say they are. This could open up an avenue for fraud in your home and allow a possible criminal to obtain confidential information related to your finances or personal records. In many cases, candidates might be concealing a criminal history that may put your family at risk.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: An Identity Verification Check performed by a professional who is government regulated is an important part in the screening process. ABC Nanny Source requires that each applicant submits to and sucessfully passes this check. This must be done to know for sure that the candidates that you will be considering for employment are truly who they say they are and are not hiding behind someone else's identity.

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NO Shoplifting
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NO Public Drunkenness


Question: Is it necessary for all considered candidates to have been searched and found to be clear of all criminal activity before inviting them into your home?

Concern with Online Searches: Database searches often yield a large number of results; however, it is likely that many of these have incomplete results or even contain false or altered information. Online sites typically do not use any criminal offense screening for their participants, leaving your family vulnerable to a possibly dangerous situation.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: We are very confident that utilizing our 10 step screening process will yield only the most elite, highly qualified nannies in DC that are unparlelled among other agencies. We have come to be known as one of the most trustworthy nanny agencies in the industry and will provide a superior service to your family. Our screening process will allow your family to only be presented with in home caregivers that are cleared of any convictions or illegal infractions. The screening process is reliable, consistent and extensive; and we always verify that the nanny is viable by running clearances that include a complete nationwide criminal background check.

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NO Driving Under the Influence
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Averting Disaster



Question: How essential is it for you to know that each candidate you are considering has a safe driving motor vehicle record?

Concern with Online Searches: Online search sites do not have the ability to provide this information to you since it is a protected resource that requires detailed disclosures and releases in order to obtain. Any information that is included is only based on the participants willingness to be honest in their posting. Unfortunately many choose NOT to disclose any past accidents or violations.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: An important part of our screening process is to obtain the driving history of each applicant that we represent before considering them for a family. This report will disclose any transgressions the individuals may have commited and is not accessible to the general public. These reports contain all applicable driving offenses and suspensions the candidate may have received. All moving violations will be made known to you prior to your decision to hire; and serious violations such as driving under the influence or wreckless driving will completely disqualify an applicant for representation here.

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NO Substance Abuse
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Question: How do you know that the candidate you have chosen for your family is free from any illegal substance use?

Concern with Online Searches: This information is not easily obtained by average household employers and certainly not conducted by online search sites. While this may not be your first question when searching for a potential caregiver, it is an underlying factor that some parents may take for granted.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: Our DC Nanny Agency utilizes Quest Diagnostics to conduct a 5-panel drug test on each applicant prior to acceptance. This report reveals absolutely any traces of cocaine, amphetamines, opiates, marijuana and PCP’s that are in the candidate's system. After the sample is transferred to the lab and tested, the results are then provided to ABC Nanny Source within 1-2 days. We completely understand and respect the concerns that come along with substance abuse and take the results of this test very seriously. It is irrefutably necessary to have a healthy and responsible individual when considering a caregiver for children. Deciding to welcome a nanny into your home is the same as personally selecting the type of role model you would like for your children to look up to.

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Question: Is it important for you to be confident with the past experience of every candidate you are considering?

Concern with Online Searches: Resumes are a convenient and efficient way for any candidate seeking a position in their respective field to express their work history and applicable skills. Unfortunately, embellishments to these documents can be done all too easily. Of course online search sites will provide plenty of results, but most of these may prove to be inaccurate or questionable at best. In almost every instance it can be next to impossible to ascertain what is true and what is false in a candidates information.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: There is an entire Department at ABC Nanny Source dedicated to verifying the references and experiences provided by all of the nannies in DC. Our ABC Verification Team reaches out and contacts every individual that has submitted a references on behalf of our candidates in order for them to be considered verified. The details of these references are then provided on the electronic profile for your family to review. You are given a complete profile so that you will be able to make a truly informed choice on who to hire.

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Question: Is it critical for the candidates you interview to have verifiable identification and are legally authroized to accept employment in the United States?

Concern with Online Searches: There is in fact no way to easily verify the legal status of applicants through an online resource and there is no protection in place to confirm that the person you are considering hiring is indeed able to accept employment in the United States. Without this valuable information, you could be exposed to scrutiny and possible penalties if you happen to accidentally be employing someone who is not authorized to work in this country.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: At ABC Nanny Source we require that all of our applicants provide us with valid government issued photo identification. A social security trace is then performed on every candidate as an extra precaution to check the past history of the applicant. Every conceivable measure is taken to be completely certain that the person you are contemplating for employment is legitimate and can legally be employed as a nanny in DC.

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Question: Is it important to your family that the nanny you hire is professionally trained in the event of a life threatening situation and can provide proof of CPR Certification?

Concern with Online Searches: Many people may boast that they are certified in CPR or that they are First Aid trained, yet all too often these credentials are expired or possibly insufficient in scope and do not include the proper training.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: Part of our screening process is for each nanny we represent to hold a current unexpired certificate in CPR training. We request a copy of their card to verify the accuracy of their stated training. This is essential in preparing for the unexpected and cruicial to providing a safe enviornment for your little ones.

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Question: Is it imperative that the nanny you hire values commitment and loyalty and stay with your family for at least a pre-determined amount of time?

Concern with Online Searches: Many individuals who have minor experience in childcare will consider becoming a nanny as a transition in between the profession they are really looking for. This could place your family in the position of being without childcare in the event that something more convenient comes along. In many cases, these participants of the online sites do not reveal these plans to you, leaving your family without reliable care once that time comes.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: ABC requires that each candidate that we accept sign a one year commitment pledge that they are definitely seeking long term employment for a minimum of one year. We do NOT accept anyone who tells us they are in transitional phase and only seeking a temporary position before moving on to other goals. We realize that it is incredibly important that your children receive stability and consistency during their childhood, and we do our best to provide your family with trustworthy and reliable candidates.

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Question: Is it important to your family that you have a reliable source to go to with any questions or concerns?

Concern with Online Searches: Many times, you will not have access to any type of customer service; but even when you do, it will not be any more than addressing a billing or technical issue. However, the option to have professional and personalized advice customized to your specific needs is entirely unavailable to you.

ABC Nanny Source Solution: Our staff takes a very consultative approach to every placement we facilitate. ABC Placement Counselors will be with you every step of the way even though the process itself is usually incredibly efficient. After the point of hire, we follow up with our families to ensure that the nanny they hired is doing well and meeting all of the expectations set forth initially. Although unlikely, it is important to note that ABC Nanny Source offers every family a full one year guarantee as a protection if a need for any reason at all.

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