What's the difference between an agency and a registry?

I'm confused about understanding the difference between an agency and a registry. Which one is better?


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Agencies employ the workers they offer you, where as a registry is a listing of workers available for you to employ as household employees!  Be careful with this in California, the state laws here are nasty!

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