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Hosting Information

Become A Homestay Family

Become a Homestay Family for international students coming to our school division for three, four, and ten-month stays. Receive $900 monthly to cover the expenses of hosting your student. 

This program is locally run by the Holy Spirit Catholic School Division.

To get started, fill in the Homestay Family Application. For a full list of information about hosting a student see our information for host families guide.

For more information, contact our Homestay Coordinator, Joy A. Warren, by email ([email protected]) or phone (403-330-7382).

Host Families Provide...

  • Private bedroom
  • 3 wholesome meals/day +snacks
  • Quiet, bright study space
  • Access to the common areas
  • Laundry
  • Emotional/Academic support
  • Interaction with family members
  • Participation in family activities
  • Internet Connection

Host Family Benefits...

  • Learning another culture's traditions and customs
  • Share Canadian culture with your student
  • Create lasting memories and experiences
  • Spend more family time together
  • Develop a new friendship with your student
  • Receive $900 monthly to cover the expenses of hosting your student
  • Build an interest in culture, language, and future travel opportunities for your family
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