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How to Become a Homestay Parent

Would you like to become a Red Deer Host Family for an international student?

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 2023/24  rate will be $850 per month.

For more information on hosting an international student, download our detailed host family information guide.

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

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

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