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

Contact Us

You can reach The RAFT by phone (905) 984-4365 or 1-833-984-4365, fax (905) 984-3480 or email.

See below for service information in your area.


Hostel Shelter and Resource Centre

Hostel Shelter | 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Drop in Resource Centre | 6pm to 10pm, 7 days a week.

Address | 17 Centre Street, St. Catharines ON L2R 3A6

Online | Send an email

Community Programs

Youth Reconnect | Available across the Niagara Region.

After School Programs & Summer Programs | Available in St. Catharines and Niagara Falls.

Youth in Transition | Available across the Niagara Region.

Eternal Routes | Available across the Niagara Region.

Housing First | Available across the Niagara Region.


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News & Updates

Life Unscripted Interview

May 11th, 2022

Our Executive Director Mike Lethby was interviewed by Janice Arnoldi from Life Unscripted. "I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Janice Arnoldi on her show “Life Unscripted” on CKTB. The interview covered the RAFT’s history and our unique and successful service for youth in Niagara." - Mike Lethby, RAFT Executive Director

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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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