Are you looking for a reliable and kind Host family in Canada?
Contact Canada can help you to find the best family for you and will support you during your Homestay!
Homestay is a living arrangement with a host family who offers an extra private guestroom or space for an international student for a nominal charge in comparison with other expensive types of temporary or long term accommodations.
Host screening process
Payment and cancellation policy
The entire placement fee is due at the time of application and non-refundable except in cases where a home cannot be found.
After a home has been confirmed, teh applicant must pay the homestay fee for the first 3months or the full amount if the stay period is less than 3 months. Other services fees such as school referral, airport pick-up service etc. are also due at this time.
All cancellations must be submitted in writing.
If written notice of cancellation is received more than 15 days prior to the homestay start date: the homestay placement fee will not be refunded.
If written notice of cancellation is received less than 14 days prior to the homestay start date: the homestay placement fee; a maximum of one month's homestay fees (30 days); airport pick-up fees and 5% GST will not be refunded. All homestay fees that have been received for the period beyond the first 30 days from the start date will be refunded according to the fee schedule above.
How to apply
Submit your application form. (Contact Canada will reply immediately to acknowledge receipt of your form) https://secure.skyland.com/contactcan/form_en.phtml
Send your placement fee to Contact Canada. After receiving your placement fee, the homestay coordinator will find you an appropriate family and send you a family profile. (We accept Credit Card - VISA, Master, Amex, Diners, JCB, )
After receipt of the host family profile, the fee for the first one month of your homestay are due. Participants may send both the placement fee and homestay fee at the same time if they wish to avoid paying bank transfer fees on two payments or want to combine both payments on one cheque.