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|American Homestay Network|
American Homestay Network (AHN) is part of the most recognized homestay network for international students in the world. AHN was established in 2012 to adapt and introduce an American version of the standards, technology and best practices of the Australian Homestay Network to the local market. We use a sophisticated matching process to connect visiting international students with the AHN-certified host that’s right for them, giving students the unique opportunity to live with a local family and experience American culture firsthand.
Ensuring international students have access to quality accommodation is an integral part of delivering a positive student experience. Homestay is the ideal entry point for new students, providing them with the feeling and support of home in their first few weeks in America. AHN homestays are designed to enhance the student's well-being and provide the best opportunity for academic success.
BENEFITS FOR STUDENTS
Improved English-speaking skills and immersion into American culture
Local management and support throughout the entire homestay process
Range of products catering to different needs and budgets
Students become part of the community and develop a local network through their host family
Comprehensive online training and orientation pre and post arrival
Access to essential services including transportation, banking and personal safety tips
Professionally staffed 24/7 critical incident contact centre
Management of all homestay payments for students and hosts
PEACE OF MIND FOR PARENTS, AGENTS AND EDUCATION PARTNERS
The AHN homestay program provides:
Compulsory host background checks, home inspections and training
AHN Homestay Standards that focus on the care and wellbeing of the student
Accommodation in an approved homestay environment
Easy-to-use online access to homestay information
Full support from our local managers and trained support staff
Our global mission is to deliver the highest quality homestay experience based on accountability, system integrity, transparency, personalized services, safety, insurance, and a 24/7 professional support line.
Visit us online at homestaynetwork.com.