Make your own free website on


Need a nanny or housekeeper referral?  Need a cook or house manager referral?  We can help you find nanny and/or domestic help or workers in Maryland, Virginia, DC, Baltimore and other locations throughout the U.S.!
| HOME | Family Info | Nanny | Nanny/Housekeeper | Nanny Share | Governess | Housekeeper | Day Worker | Home Care | Candidate Search | Job Search | Family Application | Applicant Application
FYI When Hiring in-home help! | Job Applicant Enter Here!


Looking for a Housekeeper or Day Worker who follows direction well and knows the value of having a good strong work ethic? Families Help Line recruits only the best houskeeper and day worker referrals who are eager and willing to assist with most of your household duties. Our housekeeper and day worker referrals tend to have extensive work expensive in private households while having good to excellent work recommendations from their former and current employers. The "Housekeeper" is available for part-time, full-time, live-in, live-out and long-term employment. You will have the same housekeeper come to your home on a regular basis. A "Day Worker" is available for a day's work from 4 to 10 hours based on a weekly, biweekly or monthly work schedule. Service locations for a housekeeper referral are nationwide. We offer our day worker referral only in the Washington, D.C./Baltimore Metro area.

Housekeeper Duties and Salary Information

Duties usually performed Need  or needed, a nanny, housekeeper, housekeeper/nanny, nanny/housekeeper, baby sitter or babysitter referral, service or agency, job or employment, ?  Need a cook or house manager, estate manager or mangement referral, job or employment?  We can help you find housekeeper/nanny, housekeeper, nanny/housekeeper, domestic help or worker or workers in md, va, dc, pa, nj, ny, fl, Baltimore, md! by the housekeeper are general housecleaning, family laundry and errands which may include grocery shopping. Meal planning and cooking for the family are not standard duties for a housekeeper. On occasion, we may have a housekeeper/cook who will be available for full-time employment performing household chores as well as providing cooking for the family.

How much do you pay a full-time housekeeper who has extensive experience cleaning private homes and works no more than 40 hours per week on a live-in or live-out basis? Rates for a full-time housekeeper, and housekeeper/cook is $600-$800/week (or more).

A part-time housekeeper, and housekeeper/cook with extensive housecleaning experience usually earns about $17-$20/hour if a 20-hour/week minimum is provided. A private chef may easily earn in excess of $20/hour with a 20-hour minimum set when planning/cooking family meals in a private household. Our finder's fee for a part-time or full-time housekeeper, housekeeper/nanny, housekeeper/cook and private chef is $350. A 30-day trial period applies. You would be responsible for obtaining and paying all costs regarding criminal and driving record checks.

If you plan on hiring a household employee for long-term employment then we suggest you consider giving him/her employee benefits (i.e., paid federal holidays, vacations and health benefits).

Day Worker Duties and Wage Information

Duties usually performed by the "day worker" are housecleaning chores and family laundry. You can expect to pay a day worker a wage of $17-$20/hour (or more). You will have always have the same person cleaning your home on a weekly, biweekly or monthly basis when hiring a day worker through our service. Our finder's fee for a day worker is $125 with a 30-day trial period. You would be responsible for obtaining and paying all costs regarding criminal and driving record checks.

If you need more than one day's cleaning then we suggest you employ a part-time housekeeper. There is a 20-hour/minimum per week set when hiring a part-time housekeeper through our service.

Interviewing Procedure

Families will interview available housekeeper or day worker referrals in person in the privacy of their homes, offices or in a public place agreed upon by both parties. Unless otherwise suggested by our company, it is the family's responsibility to contact the applicant directly and give him/her job interview specifics, e.g., interview date, time and directions to the job site. After interviewing available applicants, the family is required to contact our office with the results of each interview in a timely manner.

Household Help Tax Information

The below links will take you to organizations outside of Families Help Line web site so therefore we suggest you BOOKMARK OUR SITE NOW for easy access when returning back to our site.

When you hire domestic or in-home help (i.e, a nanny, babysitter, housekeeper, day worker, cook, household manager, personal caregiver or private chef) in a private household you should be aware of your tax obligations.

Is a household worker considered an independent contractor or an employee? To find the answer, go to: Independent Contractors vs. Employees

For household employer tax information go to: Hiring Household Help Info

Also, see important information, "FYI when hiring in-home help" at the navigator at top of this page.


Office Telephone: 301-868-4420 (It is best to call between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., EST, Monday through Friday.)
Send us an e-mail! (It is best to contact us after work hours and on weekends by e-mail.)



LOCATIONS SERVED IN WASHINGTON, DC: Capitol Hill, Georgetown DC, NW DC, N.W., D.C., Chevy Chase D.C., Foggy Bottom D.C., Pennsylvania Avenue Corridor D.C., Fox Hall Road D.C., Spring Valley D.C., Waverly Heights D.C., Cleveland Park D.C., Woodley Park D.C., Upper Northwest D.C., Tenleytown D.C., American University Park D.C., Barnaby Woods D.C., Shepherd Park D.C., Brightwood Park D.C., Crestwood D.C., Brookland D.C., Capitol Hill DC., North East D.C., South West D.C., South East D.C., Waterford southwest D.C., Catholic University area D.C., Shaw D.C., LaDroit Park D.C., Adams Morgan D.C., Mount Pleasant D.C., Dupont Circle D.C., West End D.C., Glover Park D.C., North West D.C., Georgetown Universtiy in D.C., DC

LOCATIONS SERVED IN MARYLAND COUNTIES AND CITIES: Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Howard, Montgomery, Prince George's, Howard, Anne Arundel, Charles, Baltimore, Coumbia, Cockeysville, Pikesville, Ellicott City, Hunt Valley, Towson, Bel Air, Bethesda, Brookville, Bowie, Chevy Chase, College Park, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Greenbelt, Hyattsville, Kensington, Laurel, Mongomery Village, Olney, Potomac, Rockville, Silver Spring, Takoma Park, Waldorf

Most Northern Viriginia Areas, Alexandria, Arlington, Burke, Chantilly, Fairfax, Falls Church, Oakton, Reston, Heardon, Springfield, McLean, Tysons, Vienna

LOCATIONS SERVED NATIONWIDE (U.S.): Alabama, AL, Arkansas, AR, Arizona, AZ, California, CA, Colorado, CO, Connecticut, CT, DC, D.C., Washington, D.C, Delaware, DE, Florida, FL, Georgia, GA, Idaho, ID, Illinois, IL, Indiana, IN, Iowa, IA, Kansas, KS, Kentucky, KY, Louisiana, LA, Maryland, MD, Maine, ME, Massachusetts, MA, Michigan, MI, Minnesota, MN, Missouri, MO, Mississippi, MS, Montana, MT, Nebraska, NE, Nevada, NV, New Jersey, NJ, New Hampshire, NH, New Mexico, NM, New York, NY, North Carolina, NC, North Dakota, ND, Ohio, OH, Oklahoma, OK, Oregon, OR, Pennsylvania, PA, Rhode Island, RI, South Carolina, SC, Tennessee, TN, Texas, TX, Utah, UT, Virginia, VA, Vermont, VT, Washington, WA, West Virginia, WV, Wisconsin,WI and Wyoming, WY. U.S., United States.

We cannot give any guarantee or claim that a nanny or household help job or referral will always be available in any given location listed on this website.

All Trademarks and copyrights are the property of their respective owners. All rights reserved.
Families Help Line maintains website. View Disclaimer/ View Privacy/ Contact Us