In Need of Host Families!

Hello, Friends!

It is that time of year again. Spring has sprung and we are in more need than ever to find wonderful host families for our international exchange students!

This is a wonderful opportunity to immerse your family in a different culture while fostering relationships that will last a lifetime.

There are many types of students from many different walks of life who are currently looking to be placed in wonderful homes. These students are typically here anywhere from one semester to an entire school year dependent upon how long you feel you desire to host.

As mentioned, these students come from all over the world including places like Europe, South America, Asia, and Australia. Due to current world events, students will undergo testing before leaving their home country for America.

Hosting for cultural exchange means that the student you host becomes a part of your family during the duration of their time in the states. Host families are expected to provide food, lodging, and all things necessary for successful schooling. However, students are required to have extracurricular funds provided by their biological parents.

Cultural exchange is a life-changing experience that will enrich your life and give you the opportunity to connect with individuals from all over the world. To find out more about becoming a host family for the International Cultural Exchange Services, feel free to contact local coordinator Hanna Shields by email at

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