Delta School District Host Families
Host Family Information
The Delta School District wishes to thank you for your interest in hosting an international student. We value and respect the contribution made by families in our community who host international students and are pleased to be able to offer an excellent program to our international students.
Homestay is a wonderful opportunity to share our culture and learn about other cultures at the same time. Students come to Delta from a variety of countries in Asia, Europe, Central and South America.
Length of Placement: Full year, short term, summer
Student Ages: Elementary, Secondary, Adult
Homestay Fees: $900 a month
Arrival Dates: continuous intake
As the program objective is for English acquisition, it is an expectation of visiting foreign students that English will be spoken in the home in order to provide an immersion environment.
Complete Homestay Application for Host Families and send it to the homestay coordinator in your area. (Homestay Application Form)
|Area||Homestay Coordinator||Phone Number|
|North Delta (SE, BU, SA, GR, MC, PW, CC, SH)||Kerstin Dashkewytch||604-329-0373||kdashkewytch@GoDelta.ca|
|North Delta (DL, ND, AN, BR, DG)||Gillian Patrick||604-612-4020||gpatrick@GoDelta.ca|
|Ladner & Tsawwassen||Teri Gallant||604-319-2575||tgallant@GoDelta.ca|
Options for sending in application:
Mail/Fax applications to:
Delta School District
International Student Programs
4585 Harvest Drive
Delta, BC V4K 5B4
Attention: (Area) - Coordinator Fax: 604-952-5383
Scan/email applications to area coordinatorStep 2:
Upon receipt of your application, the coordinator will contact you with more information
The coordinator will arrange for a home visit.
Once you are assigned a student you will be required to report to the Delta Police Department to complete a criminal records check for all adults 19 and over living in the home.
Please contact your area homestay coordinator if you have further questions.