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Hosting International Students is Life Changing

Get 24x7 support, a generous allowance to offset expenses, special health & safety training, and the opportunity to contribute to the success of the next generation of global citizens.

When you make the decision to host international students, you make a lasting contribution.

To your family

Positively shape their understanding of the world and its people, make life-long friendships and learn something new every day.

To your community

International students enhance the classroom and community experience of all Canadians, and help support and grow existing programs.

To the student

Provide a healthy, caring environment for students to learn and help them fall in love with your community and Canada.

A Canada Homestay Network host’s perspective

Why Alena Hosts

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Homestay Kitchen Podcast, Episode 35

Learn about hosting with Canada Homestay Network from our Managing Director, Jennifer Wilson

Listen to Podcast Part 1

Why choose Canada Homestay Network?

  • Non-profit, Canadian business

  • Flexible programs

  • Short- & long-term stays

  • 24/7 support

  • Generous allowance to offset expenses

  • Bring the world to your front door!

Since 1995, the Canada Homestay Network (CHN) has helped tens of thousands of students find a home away from home in Canada. Over the years we’ve earned a unique reputation for client satisfaction, based on common values, successful experiences, and the highest professional standards in the industry.

Your family can benefit from hosting students

The Canada Homestay Network provides cultural and first-language support to hosts and their students 24×7, a generous allowance to help offset expense and the opportunity to bring the world to your front door!

What you provide:

  • Flexible meal options: Full board (3 meals / day), half board (breakfast & dinner), bed & breakfast, or no meals (just room)
  • Utilities including laundry and internet
  • A private bedroom, desk and closet
  • A patient, caring, and friendly home atmosphere
  • The same guidance and attention you would want for one of your loved ones travelling overseas!

Register to get to in touch with your local team about opportunities in your community!