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

Scott Plugers, Director 
KPMG LLP

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

Michael Lethby, Executive Director


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  • I just wanted to say thank-you to the staff who helped me get to where I am now. You showed me I could be better then I was and for that, I thank you.
    - David
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