Baby Sitters Guide for Expats in Beijing

Ayi Services will accommodate requests from families who are looking for English-speaking help that can also serve as nannies or baby sitters. Prices will vary depending on the agency and how long you require the domestic help. One-time baby-sitting may be possible to arrange although not always part of their services.

Ayi/Domestic Help Services

Beijing EX-PATS Service: (6438 1634). Provides maid and nanny services as well as car/driver services.

Other Resources

Some non-agency places to look for ayis are postings on City Weekend and TheBeijinger ( classifieds. Another place to check is on forums hosted by these sites, as well as on Beijing-Kids (

Flyers posted at local Jenny Lou’s supermarkets can also sometimes work wonders!