How to Apply

All across the world, Face the World students are eagerly awaiting their host family placement. Face the World is looking for stable and nurturing host families. Single parents with children and elderly couples are welcome to apply.


Application Process

In order to begin the process of becoming  a host family with Face the World, you need to complete an online inquiry, found below, as well as an extensive application consisting of:

  • Questions about you, your family, home and neighborhood
  • Disclosures and zero tolerance
  • Host family photos
    • all members living in the household
    • exterior grounds (yard, back of home, front of home)
    • living room
    • kitchen
    • student bathroom
    • student bedroom  (including bed, dresser, and closet)
  • Letter to student
  • Host family agreement
  • Criminal background reports for every person over the age of 18 years old living in household
  • In-home interview – all members of the family must be present
  • Three references
  • Community profile and mapquest

Get Started!

Interested in becoming a host family?  Fill out the inquiry form below to get started with the process of opening up your home to an exchange student!

Host Family Inquiry