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Student Information

Edmonton Public Schools offers dedicated Homestay services to international students, providing them with the opportunity to live with a Canadian family during their stay in Edmonton. International students thrive in this safe, supportive English-speaking environment. Edmonton Public Schools works with Canada Homestay International (CHI) in the provision of Homestay.

We offer:

  • Reputable, carefully selected Edmonton families
  • Comfortable, safe Homestay homes
  • Support and guidance for students
  • Services of relationship managers
  • Custodianship services for students under the age of 18.

Students can access complete information and instructions for applying for Homestay by going to http://www.canadahomestaynetwork.ca/eps.shtml

Host Family Information

Interested in hosting?

For information on participating as a Homestay family and to complete an online Host Application, please go to: http://www.canadahomestaynetwork.ca/eps.shtml

Information on Homestay and Fees follows:

Edmonton Public Schools' works with Canada Homestay International (CHI) in the provision of homestay.

Homestay Registration Fee
(Covers custodianship and on-going support from Homestay coordinators)

  $750 CDN (one-time fee)
Airport Fees
Includes both pick-up and drop-off

$100 CDN
Emergency Deposit
(fully refundable if not used)

$500 CDN
Wire Transfer Fees $50 CDN

Homestay Monthly Fees:
      - 13-19 Years Old

$775 CDN per month (10 months @$775 is $7,750)

      - 12 Years Old and Under $950 CDN per month (10 months @$950 is $9,500)

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