Youth Hostel and drop in resource centre: Open 24/7 - 17 Centre Street, in St. Catharines ( View Map)

  • Phone: (905) 984-4365 / 1-833-984-4365
  • Email: Click here

Board of Directors

We a grateful to the members of the RAFT Board of Directors who support the success of our organization.

Niagara Resource Service for Youth is operated by a community based board of directors who commit their energies, compassion and expertise to helping at risk youth in Niagara. To learn more about our board and how you can help, please contact our chair.

Kevin P. Kortekaas, Chair
TULLOCH Engineering Inc.

Larry Huibers, Director
Executive Director, Housing Help Centre Hamilton & Area

Maureen Aitken, Director
Aitken Family Foundation

Darlene Edgar, Director
Director, Children's Services Niagara Region

Robert Waite, Director
Retired Principal, District School Board of Niagara

Heidi Payne, Director
Child Protection Worker, Family and Children's Services Niagara

Bruce Krushelnicki, Director
Retired Teacher & Public Servant

Ann Harrison, Director
Former Student Success Leader and Secondary Administrator, DSBN, Current Community Volunteer

Donna Pree, Director
Retired Educator

Stephanie Iannacchino, Director
Marketing & Communications Officer at Niagara Health Foundation 

Michael Lethby, Executive Director

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News & Updates

The Home Depot Canada Foundation Launches TradeWorx

Sep 28th, 2021

The Home Depot Canada Foundation launches TradeWorx to help youth experiencing homelessness establish careers in skilled trades.

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  • I enjoyed cooking group because it teaches us to cook new things we didn't know how to before. The instructor Brian did an amazing job running the program because he made cooking fun. I always look forward to it. It's great to learn how to cook good tasty food when you're on a tight budget.
    - John, Age 20
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