Recent News!

Inspiring Stories in our Annual Report

  Our Stella’s Circle annual report is not your run-of-the-mill annual report. It is chock full of inspiring stories of our participants, donors, funders, employees and board members. You won’t want to miss the inside cover story about how Jesse now has a roof over his head after spending last winter living in a storage… Read more »

Expressive Therapies Fundraising Campaign

                  Stella’s Circle is always striving to support our participants in innovative ways so they can be healthy, confident and self-reliant. Innovative approaches to expressive therapies open doors for our participants to find their own strength on the road to recovery when traditional therapy is just not… Read more »

You Are Invited!

We’re excited about our Annual General Meeting and you’re invited to attend! Learn about our inspiring participants, our dedicated staff, the amazing volunteers and generous donors who work together so that Stella’s Circle can continue to transform lives and work towards our organizational vision of a home, a job, a community for all. Please join us… Read more »

Just Sing Concert – Available for Viewing

Our Stella’s Circle Inclusion Choir performed on Wednesday, May 15 at 7 pm at the D.F. Cook Recital Hall, debuting the world premiere of a song written for us by Rachel Cousins. The St. John’s Gay Men’s Chorus also performed. You can view the concert here!

Mental Health Champion 2019!

We are honoured to receive a 2019 Mental Health Champion Award from the Canadian Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health. The award recognizes our work as change-makers in the community, working to support mental health and those living with mental illness. The award was presented to us by Louise Bradley, President and CEO of… Read more »

Looking for New Board Members to Govern our Award-Winning Organization

Stella’s Circle is looking for volunteers to join its dynamic and committed Board of Directors. Members of the Board oversee the governance of Stella’s Circle, a nationally-recognized social justice community organization with a mission to transform lives by offering Real Homes, Real Help, Real Work. Each year, we assist 1000 people who face many barriers… Read more »

Cinco de Mayo Theme Nights at the Hungry Heart

Around the world, Cinqo de Mayo has become a day to celebrate the culture, food and music of Mexico.  The Hungry Heart will join the celebration by presenting a leisurely five course family style menu of some of our Mexican favourites.  Lamb, pork, chicken & seafood will be featured, accompanied by the familiar ingredients such… Read more »

Just Sing!

The Stella’s Circle Inclusion Choir is delighted to present the world premiere of a fresh new piece by upcoming singer/songwriter, Rachel Cousins. Join us for an evening of song by the Stella’s Circle Inclusion Choir, and special guests Rachel Cousins and the St. John’s Gay Men’s Chorus. Wednesday, May 15 at 7:00pm DF Cook Recital… Read more »

Experience the Kitchen at the HHC

Join us at the Hungry Heart Café, the flagship social enterprise at Stella’s Circle, for a glimpse into the kitchen and our innovative Meals Squared program! Attendees will get to experience the kitchen from the perspective of our Hungry Heart student trainees, who participate in the production of food for Meals Squared. Following the creation… Read more »

Mardi Gras Theme Dinner

Join us for a New Orleans Mardi Gras Feast at the Hungry Heart Cafe.  Mardi Gras signifies the last hurrah before the start of Lent, and is synonymous with good times and good food.  Our menu will feature shrimp, salt cod, duck, pork ribs and house-made sausage accompanied by tomatoes, peppers, grits, black eyed peas… Read more »