Why Host? - International Student Host Family | EduBoston

Prepared Host Families are key to our International Students’ success.

As valued partners, we guarantee consistent support and attention. Our goal is to provide Host Families with any necessary support and training to ensure a rewarding hosting experience.

Our Hosts Receive...

  • In-person monthly visits
  • Bilingual field staff
  • Interactive training and orientation
  • Participation in international community events
  • Cultural training materials
  • Community resources and support network
  • 24/7 local support
  • Generous monthly stipend

Next Steps

Once you complete our Host Family Information Form, a dedicated Host Family Representative will give you a call to learn more about your family and your interest in hosting one of our students.

After speaking with our Host Family Representative, the local Program Manager for your community will reach out to arrange a visit to your home. The Home Visit is a great time to ask your Program Manager any questions you or your family may have and to provide support through the application process. Our will give you a full overview of preparation for welcoming one of our students into your home.

When your application is complete, we work to match your family with an International Student and your hosting journey begins!