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Become A Host Family

The city of St. Petersburg hosts students yearly from Takamatsu, Japan  

Press Release information about the 2015 Host Family program

Interested in hosting a student in your home?  Submit a Homestay Family Application  to the Office of Cultural Affairs. 

This is an opportunity for participation in the Sister Cities program that has been active and vital for years between the cities of St. Petersburg and Takamatsu.

This is a very special chance for you and your family to share a part of the American lifestyle with someone from another country. Previous homestay families report that the benefits of participating in this program include lifelong friendships, family learning experiences and the opportunity to learn about a different culture. This exciting experience will be one that you and your family will cherish for a lifetime.

City of St. Petersburg
P.O. Box 2842
St. Petersburg, FL 33731

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