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

Capital Builders

The RAFT would like to acknowledge these major contributors to the 17 Centre Street Building, and thank them for their generous donations and support.


  • Service Canada
  • Heelis Little Almas
  • Ontario Trillium Foundation
  • Mazzolino Real Estate
  • Meridian
  • Heart of Niagara Hotels
  • Foresters
  • The May Court Club of St. Catharines
  • The Rotary Club of St. Catharines

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News & Updates

RAFT Featured in CBC Documentary - Next of Kin

Nov 13th, 2018

The Eternal Routes program of the RAFT was featured in the CBC Docs POV documentary Next of Kin.  You can view the documentary at https://www.cbc.ca/cbcdocspov/episodes/next-of-kin

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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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