Exceptional 24 hour Support
AYA offers ongoing support to AYA host families and their foreign exchange students during all stages of their cultural exchange experience.
AYA Local Coordinators
AYA has an excellent network of trained Local Coordinators who serve as the main point of contact for host families, students and school. Local Coordinators are men and women of all ages and from all walks of life: teachers; retirees; professionals and stay at home moms and dads. They are trained and prepared to monitor your match over the course of the year, they are supported by the staff in the AYA office and submit reports regularly to the office.
AYA National Office
A dedicated staff headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, provides support for students, families, Local Coordinators and schools. They are a caring, dedicated team of professionals who work long hours to ensure that all involved receive the support they need and access to AYA's comprehensive resources.
24-Hour Emergency CoverageRound-the-clock resources include a toll free number with 24-hour emergency telephone service.
I am the 8th exchange student my family has hosted. They are so experiences and self-sacrificing all the time. They have treated me as their own child keeping my cutlure in view. I feel so much love in everything they do and enthusiasm that they always have no matter what. I am really thankful for their support throughout the year.
Nora from Germany