Welcome to our Homestay program! Our goal is to connect host families with international students who come to study in our community. By becoming a host family, you’ll have the opportunity to make a significant impact on a student’s life, fostering cultural exchange and friendship that lasts a lifetime.
Benefits of Becoming a Host Family
- Experience different cultures and traditions without leaving your home.
- Forge lifelong connections and friendships with students from around the world.
- Expand your global perspective and gain a deeper understanding of other countries.
- Create a positive impact on a student’s academic journey.
- Receive a monthly rent to help cover expenses.
Host Family Requirements
To ensure a positive experience for both the student and host family, we have some requirements in place. As a host family, you should:
- Provide a welcoming and supportive environment for the student.
- Offer a private bedroom for the student with necessary furniture.
- Grant access to common living areas such as the kitchen, bathroom, and laundry facilities.
- Have English as the primary language spoken in the household, and members should be fluent in English.
- Reside within 10 miles of the following Poly Languages Institute centers:
- Address: 18818 Teller Ave, Irvine, CA 92612
- Address: 5757 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Housing Services for International Students
If you are an international student seeking housing in our community, we are here to assist you. We can help you find suitable accommodation, including homestay options and apartments. Our dedicated team will work with you to understand your needs and provide guidance throughout the housing search process.
If you have any questions about directions or need assistance with housing, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We are committed to ensuring that your housing experience is comfortable and convenient during your studies.
Become a Host Family Today!
If you’re interested in becoming a host family and making a difference in a student’s life, please fill out our Host Family Application. We will review your application and contact you shortly.