Homestay hosts are needed in Montreal, Quebec!

The Canada Homestay Network (CHN) is looking for caring homestay hosts for international highschool students (ages 12-17) coming to study in the areas of Westmount, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Côte St. Luc, Hampstead, Ville St. Laurent and Côte Des Neiges. CHN is also looking for hosts who live close to the following bus pickup/dropoff points in Laval for students taking public transit::

  • Walmart, Laval Est Supercentre 5205 Boulevard Robert-Bourassa, Laval 
  • Pharmaprix, 1006 rue de la Lavatere, Mega Centre Notre-Dame (St. Dorothée) 
  • Multi-Luminaire, 2591 Boul. Daniel-Johnson (near Carrefour Laval)

If you are interested in hosting one or more students, please click here to apply to be a host.

Canada Homestay Network provides cultural and first language support to hosts and their students 24x7 and a generous allowance to help offset expenses.

To apply to be a host, click here. For more information about being a Canada Homestay Network host, contact Francine Goldenberg 514-907-0028 ext. 2071 or montrealinfo@canadahomestaynetwork.ca.

Why host an international student?

Being a homestay host is a rewarding experience. When you make the decision to welcome an international student into your home, you make a lasting contribution to your family, your community and the student. [ learn more ]

Host families who welcome international students into their home:

  • Grow their understanding of the world and its peoples
  • Make life-long friendships
  • Get to share the beauty of their home and community
  • Ensure their local economy benefits from the booming international education industry
  • Receive a generous allowance to offset expenses ($800/month in Montreal)

International students who live with Canadian families:

  • Learn language and Canadian culture in a healthy, caring environment
  • Get a positive introduction to Canadian family life, which encourages many to apply for permanent residency after graduation
  • Become valuable future partners in trade, political relations and global leadership
  • Bring a broader world-view to their communities back home

To apply to be a host, click here. For more information about being a Canada Homestay Network host, contact Francine Goldenberg 514-907-0028 ext. 2071 or montrealinfo@canadahomestaynetwork.ca.

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