Become A Host Family

Thank you for your interest in participating in Saint Basil Academy's Host Family Program. As guardians of the children of Saint Basil Academy we the Administration must ensure that each and every child is safe and secure at all times. It is our responsibility to provide the best placement possible for all of our Orthodox children. At the completion of the process the Executive Director ultimately will approve or disapprove all applications. Therefore, by completing these forms does not guarantee placement of a child. Regardless of outcome all applicants will be notified in writing or verbally of there status. Please click on the link below to download the Host Family Application.

Application Checklist

  • Download a copy of the Host Family Application Form
    It is required that you view this form with the Adobe Reader
  • Enclose a copy of current valid Driver's License
  • Complete the Host Family Contact Information Sheet
  • Sign and return the Host Family Agreement Form
  • Verbal or written recommendation through local priest
  • Provide a safe, nurturing Orthodox Christian environment
  • Commitment to support and provide 24-hour supervision of the child
  • Give approval for a background check


Please Return All Application Packets To:

Saint Basil Academy
Attn: Mr. Evan Whitson
79 Saint Basil Road
Garrison, NY 10524

* Saint Basil Academy is a 501c3 entity

** All donations are tax deductible to the extent followed by law