Recent News!


Stella’s Circle announces Laura Winters as New CEO

Stella’s Circle is pleased to announce the appointment of Laura Winters as the organization’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective January 4, 2022. Laura Winters has been working and volunteering with community organizations in her home city of St. John’s for over a decade. She is also a sociologist who researches resistance, especially in the… Read more »


Transitions To Work Starting December 15

Transitions To Work is a 9-week workplace readiness program which provides group training and individual support to those interested in getting a job! The program also provides participants with hands-on learning and access to technology to enhance computer-assisted job search skills. Are you? Currently unemployed; Non E.I. eligible; Currently receiving income support (or feel you… Read more »


Help us light up HOPE at home!

  Stella’s Circle is lighting up HOPE at home to celebrate Giving Tuesday! Join us for our signature heartwarming event from the comfort and safety of your own home. Tune in to our Facebook page on Tuesday, November 30th at 6:30 pm and help us light up hope, at home! RSVP here. Hear inspiring stories… Read more »


Measure in Hope

Please join us for our virtual Annual General Meeting as we celebrate the accomplishments and highlights of the 2020-2021 fiscal year. Please use the link below to register for the Zoom webinar to attend. From April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021, learn how Stella’s Circle could measure in hope. WHEN: Wednesday, September 29th TIME:… Read more »


Here We Grow Again

Sod Turning Ceremony with Stella’s Circle & Kings Gate Condominiums Join Stella’s Circle and Kings Gate Condominiums at the Bonaventure Community Garden for a sod turning ceremony celebrating the redevelopment of the shared urban green space. When: Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 1:00pm Where: Bonaventure Community Garden (adjacent to Holy Heart High School parking lot)… Read more »


Garden Boxes Now Available!

Get Growing with our Raised Garden Boxes! Now available for order: our popular vegetable and herb garden boxes. These garden boxes are custom-made, assembled and installed by Stella’s Circle participants, in partnership with Conservation Corps NL, to make your gardening easy. Contact Stella’s Circle at 579-1181 or gardenbox@StellasCircle.ca to place your order today! Don’t delay –… Read more »


Hope Isn’t Cancelled: Alert Level 2 Update

All of our programs and services are operating, with modifications to keep participants and staff safe. Guided by our values, we continue to respond quickly to COVID-19 updates. Our operations respect the wisdom and recommendations of government and health authorities. At the same time, we respect the needs of our participants and are focused on… Read more »


Serving Up Social Justice for Most Vulnerable During Lockdown

The proof is in the pancake: Stella’s Circle celebrates the conclusion of its most successful Pancake Day fundraiser for homelessness with impressive social justice stats. Stella’s Circle quickly pivoted to a takeout format for its annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser last week, selling more pancakes than previous years and raising $1,330 for its housing and homelessness… Read more »


Hope Isn’t Cancelled: Alert Level 5 Update

Stella’s Circle remains OPEN during Alert Level 5. All of our programs and services are operating, with modifications to keep participants and staff safe. Guided by our values, we continue to respond quickly to COVID-19 updates. Our operations respect the wisdom and recommendations of government and health authorities. At the same time, we respect the… Read more »


(Dis)counting the votes of marginalized citizens

We now know that ElectionsNL is suspending further in-person voting for the provincial election in favour of a mail-in ballot option, requiring online registration. Voters must visit the ElectionsNL website, scan appropriate ID and submit the online form. Notification of this approach was provided late night on Friday, February 12. The deadline to register is… Read more »