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About Canada Homestay Network (CHN)

Canada Homestay Network (CHN) has matched tens of thousands of students over the last 20 years and has a reputation for excellence and professionalism in their field.

CHN is our Board’s exclusive Homestay provider. All new International Students are required to find a homestay through Canada Homestay Network.

How to Apply for Homestay

International Students who have been accepted into our International Student Program can find general information about the services provided on the Canada Homestay Network website.  During the online application process you will be provided with a link that will assist you in completing your CHN application for our Board.

Questions? Students can contact CHN via email:


Host an International Student in your home!

Canada Homestay Network is looking for caring homestay families residing in Burlington, Oakville and Milton to host International Students in their home.

Learn more on the CHN website.

Homestay Hosts are expected to provide:

  • Three nutritious meals per day
  • Utilities, including laundry and internet
  • A private bedroom, with a desk and closet
  • A patient, caring, and friendly home atmosphere
  • The same guidance and attention you would want for one of your loved ones travelling overseas!

The benefits of being a Homestay Host include:

  • Grow your understanding of the world and its peoples
  • Make life-long friendships
  • Share the beauty of your home and community
  • Ensure your local economy benefits from the booming international education industry
  • Receive a generous allowance to offset expenses
Become a Homestay Host!


Questions? Please contact: or 1-877-441-4443 ext. 2176.