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How to become a host parent

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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 22/23  rate will be $800 per month.

For more information on hosting an international student, download our detailed guide for host families

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 part of our host family community.

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