Why More Students Choose American Homestay Network (AHN)
Our global homestay network has placed more international students in high quality, safe and well managed homestays than any other similar program. Our hosts are carefully selected to ensure that our students are placed in environments that are not only safe and comfortable but also warm and welcoming.
Our Homestay Program Includes
- Homestay management and support throughout the entire homestay experience
- Extensive national criminal background checks for hosts
- Student support services including banking, interpretation and transportation
- Comprehensive online training and orientation for hosts and students
- Professionally staffed 24/7 critical incident hotline
- Automated online payment services for students and hosts
Secure and Welcoming Hosts
Our hosts offer more than rooms for rent; they offer a support system and authentic interest in welcoming a student to America. AHN is the first standards-based nationally focused homestay organization in America. We conduct national criminal background checks, in-home interviews, and complete home inspections. Our sophisticated student/host matching service, 24/7 critical-incident service, banking and payment services, and airport transportation services make the AHN homestay experience the best in the nation.
Great Homestays Near Your School
American Homestay Network (AHN) matches each student with a matching host family located near the student’s place of education. The host will provide the student with a private bedroom, an agreed upon meal plan, and will assist the student in learning the local customs and transportation systems, as well as help the student become acquainted with the American way of life. Many students enjoy activities with their local family and become life-long friends.
Value for Money
The American Homestay Network operates in regions across the United States. Each region has student pricing specific to the living costs and services being made available in that region. AHN Homestay offers the best value for money option for the early stages of an international student being welcomed, culturalized and accommodated as they prepare for the commencement of their studies in the USA.
“Thank you very much for hosting me and Timothy. It is not long but we came to feel warmth and joy. You always look after us. The dog also gave me great pleasure …”
“My host is so amazing … the best thing I’ve done is go ice skating, we ate with them at the Cheesecake Factory in Pasadena and it was an amazing experience. I think my host is the best host in all the American Homestay Network.”
“I loved my room, it had Internet and a TV. The bus stop was right outside and took me right to school.”
“I have experienced a lot of things and made a lot of beautiful memories – they made me feel like I have another family here …”