Host Family Application Process

APPLYING TO BECOME A HOST FAMILY       
Click the links below to download application forms

APPLICATION PROCESS: 
Step 1:
Please review the International Education Program Guidelines. Complete all sections of the Host Family Application form (pages 1 – 9).
 
Step 2:
Email forms to:
 Mount Boucherie, Glenrosa Middle and Constable Neil Bruce Middle:
 Lori McPhail : lori.mcphail@sd23.bc.ca
 
 Kelowna Secondary, KLO Middle, and Dr. Knox:
 Nathalie Messent: nathalie.messent@sd23.bc.ca
 
Canyon Falls Middle and Okanagan Mission Secondary:
Rutland Middle, Springvalley Middle, Rutland Senior Secondary and George Elliot Secondary:
Carolina Morenopelaez: Carolina.Morenopelaez@sd23.bc.ca
Or Mail forms to:
 
Attention: Lori McPhail , Nathalie Messent, Carolina Morenopelaez or Eva Shen  (as per schools listed above)
International Education Program
1040 Hollywood Road
Kelowna BC  V1X 4N2
Or Fax forms to: 250-870-5188
 
Step 3: 
Central Okanagan Public Schools requires all applicants to submit a Criminal Record Search and a clearance from the Child Abuse Registry for all members of the household who are 19 years of age or older. Your homestay coordinator will provide forms and assist you with the process. 
 
Step 4:
You will be contacted to arrange for a home visit at your convenience. Your homestay coordinator will review the Homestay Family Guidelines with you.
Step 5:
You will be informed once a student match for your family is found. Student information will be made available to your family and we ask host families to communicate directly with their student prior to their arrival.