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How to Become a Host Family

For more information on hosting an international student, download our detailed host family information guide
and our Homestay Application Instructions

Host Families are required to complete the following steps:

  • complete the online Host Family Application
  • provide an Intervention Record Check for each adult in the household from the Provincial Department of Child Welfare
  • provide a Criminal Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Check for each adult in the household from the local police

Red Deer Public Schools needs host families for International Students for:

  • Semester One (September - January) 
  • Semester Two (January -June)
  • School year (September - June)
  • Short term respite placements
  • Note the 2024/25  rate will be $875 per month.

Please contact us at if you are interested in becoming a host family for us.

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