Homestay hosts are needed URGENTLY in Upper Canada!

The Canada Homestay Network has partnered with the Upper Canada District School board to arrange caring homestay hosts for international students coming to study in Upper Canada!

If you are interested in hosting one or more students and live near one of the following schools, click here to apply:

Upper Canada West

  • Athens District High School
  • Brockville Collegiate Institute
  • Gananoque Intermediate Secondary School
  • North Grenville District High School
  • South Grenville District High School
  • Thousand Islands Secondary School

Upper Canada East

  • Charlottenburgh Lancaster District High School
  • Glengarry District High School
  • Rockland Dictrict High School
  • Rothwell Osnabruck District High School
  • Russell Public High School
  • Seaway District High School
  • St. Lawrence Secondary School
  • Tagwi Secondary School

Upper Canada Lanark

  • Almonte and District High School
  • Carleton Place High School
  • Perth and District Collegiate Institute
  • Smiths Falls and District Collegiate Institute
  • Rideau District High School

The Canada Homestay Network provides 24x7cultural and first-language support to hosts and their students and a generous allowance to help offset host expenses.

For more information about being a Canada Homestay Network host, contact Nelson Williams at 613-349-1465 or nwilliams@canadahomestaynetwork.ca. Click here to apply!

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 ($650/month in Upper Canada)

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

For more information about being a Canada Homestay Network host, contact Nelson Williams at 613-349-1465 or nwilliams@canadahomestaynetwork.ca. Click here to apply!

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