“When we agreed to be a host family in CCI Greenheart's exchange program, we really didn't know what to expect. It has been one of most rewarding experiences of our lives. My wife and I ended up gaining a son and our daughters gained a brother. Mads is a new family member who will be part of our family for years to come.” – Mike, a CCI Greenheart host dad in Ilinois
Learn About a CCI Greenheart Student's Experience:
If your family is interested in hosting an exchange student, please complete the Host Family Inquiry Form. You will then be contacted by someone in your area who will answer all of your questions and provide you more information.
Thank you for your interest in changing the lives of international exchange students and making a difference in your community!
The Department of State implemented a toll free number (1-866-283-9090) for secondary school students, which was effective August 1, 2009. The toll free number can be used by host families, exchange students and the public to report circumstances impacting the students’ health, safety and well being during their exchange visitor programs. You may also email the Department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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