Host Family Pre-Arrival Orientation - EPA/Secondary Home Visit
To complete U.S. Department of State requirements, SHARE! has someone other than your EPC visit your home to do a secondary verification. This person, the Exchange Program Aide, will only check the following:
Is the host family's home reasonably neat and clean?
Does the student's bedroom include a permanent bed (not inflatable or convertible)?
Does the student's bedroom include space and storage for personal belongings?
Is there a space in the home (other than the bedroom) for the student to study?
Does the student have access to a bathroom with a door that locks?
Can the student get to the outside of the house, in case of fire?
If the student is sharing a bedroom, is it with just one other child of the same gender?