Homestay Program

Homestay Student Information & Application

Lakehead University’s English Language Centre offers a homestay program for international students enrolled in English Language Centre programs. 

The Homestay program matches students with caring families in Thunder Bay and Orillia who welcome students into their families and into their homes. Homestay provides an immersive opportunity to experience life in Canada and build relationships with locals. 

  • The cost is $775 with meal plan, $550 without meal plan
  • Social events
  • Regular communication with the Homestay Coordinator & 24 Hour emergency number 

Homestay Student Application Form

If you have questions about Homestay, please contact international.homestay@lakeheadu.ca.

Host Family Information & Application

Lakehead University’s English Language Program is looking for caring Homestay hosts for international students. There are a variety of hosting opportunities with start dates throughout the year.

  • Competitive compensation rates $775 with meal plan, $550 without meal plan
  • Social events
  • Regular communication with the Homestay Coordinator & 24 Hour emergency number 

Homestay Host Application Form

Homestay Program Contact Information

For more information please contact us at international.homestay@lakeheadu.ca