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A homestay is a great way to get to know the local culture and practice your English language skills. Here are some options for Seattle area homestays:


FIUTS Homestay and Friendship Programs

FIUTS has a "Welcome Week" homestay program through which new University of Washington students may apply to live with a local host for their first 7-10 days in Seattle. This homestay program is intended as a cross-cultural experience; hosts are unpaid volunteers who want to show their hospitality to new students and get to know people from around the world. More information about this program is here.

Long-Term Homestays

If you are looking for a longer-term homestay, here are some local companies and organizations that may be able to connect you with a homestay host:

Abode Homestays
20126 Ballinger Way NE #84
Shoreline, WA 98155, USA
Telephone: (206) 527-8654
Fax: (206) 524-7780

Intercultural Homestays
P.O. Box 27184
Seattle, WA 98125, USA
Telephone: (206) 367-5332
Fax: (206) 367-5320

Experience America Homestay
4556 University Way NE #200
Seattle, WA 98105
Telephone: 206-355-7885

USA International, Inc.
9614 NE 201st St.
Bothell, WA 98011, USA
Telephone: (425) 483-5974
Fax: (425) 485-1891

Seattle Homestay
P.O. Box 25615
Federal Way, WA 98093-2615, USA
Telephone: (253) 835-4337
Fax: (253) 835-4341

Seattle Homestay Agency

P.O. Box 93056
Harrison Street, WA 98109, USA
Telephone: +1 (206) 201-2085

American Homestay Network

8201 164th Ave NE Suite 200 Redmond, WA 98052, USA
Telephone: (425) 285-4466 Fax: (925) 396-7063

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