All types of families are encouraged to apply to host and there is no “typical” American Councils host family. Families come in all shapes and sizes, including those with and without children at home, young couples, “empty nesters,” single adults, and single parents.
Yes. Most American Councils families host for the entire school year, but if your circumstances do not allow for this, it is possible to host a student for a single semester or as a welcome family (approx. 3 months) at the beginning of the school year.