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Welcome to the Stella’s Circle blog, where you’ll find news, stories and regular updates about our organization and our community partners, employees, friends and participants.



Oh What a Night – Stella’s Circle Sings for Canada!

Transformative, mind-bending, emotional, deeply moved. These are all words that were used to describe last night’s Stella’s Circle Sings for Canada event at the LSPU Hall. Stella’s Circle was fortunate enough to receive funding from the Government of Canada through Canada150 to work with Juno award winning Amelia Curran to write a song. The process… Read more »


Taking the Path to Distinction

Stella’s Circle was thrilled recently to receive a Path to Distinction Award from the NL Employers Council. The name of the award is perfect. It really is a path to travel on in order to be focused on leadership, innovation and valuing our workforce. Over the past two years, Stella’s Circle has really focused on its workforce. We are… Read more »


Hope Lives Here

By day, Dana Reid is a Life Skills Integrator at Emmanuel House. Outside of work, she’s a singer, songwriter, and recording artist. Dana combined her talents to write the song Hope Lives Here, the well-known tag line of Stella’s Circle, a leading community organization that provides supportive housing, residential and non-residential counseling, and employment services. The song was written by Dana… Read more »


Another Year’s Over

As the song says, it’s another year over. A great opportunity to reflect back on some highlights from 2016. And there are many! Here’s a taste: Surrounded by Great People Such amazing people work and volunteer at Stella’s Circle. They are people who truly believe in the mission and vision of the organization and are committed… Read more »



More Than Just a Choir

Well! Our Stella’s Circle Inclusion Choir had quite the night last weekend. We performed at the Huron Carole with Tom Jackson and band. What an experience it was! Many choir members had not been to the Arts and Culture Centre before and to be on the big stage was an event that many people will remember… Read more »


I Sing Because I’m Happy!

Why do you sing? Those were the first words that Maria Conkey asked the Stella’s Circle Inclusion Choir this weekend. Maria, Junior Choir Conductor at St. Michael’s Choir School and well known in this province for working with several choirs, held a workshop for our choir thanks, in part, to support provided by Bruneau Centre… Read more »


CanDo Offers Work to Help People Transition to Jobs

Stella’s Circle offers a range of employment and education programs to assist people to find and maintain employment. One of our programs, CanDo, offers short-term transitionary work for participants. Participants work on a variety of group and individual activities and are paid for their work. Individual support and counselling is offered to help participants complete their work and achieve their goals…. Read more »


Spiritual Co-ordinator Makes a Difference at Stella’s Circle

“I always enjoy the quiet space created at Spiritual Journey. I look forward to coming to sit in peace and listen to the calming music.” – Stella’s Circle Participant Stella’s Circle is very fortunate to have a part-time Spiritual Co-ordinator position thanks to funding from the New Ministries Fund of the United Church of Canada… Read more »


Hope Lives and Grows Here!

“Gardening is fundamentally an act of enormous hope because everything you do in the garden is for the future.” -Barbara Frum With a slogan of Hope Lives Here, Stella’s Circle knows a lot about the importance of hope. And if you’re a gardener in Newfoundland and Labrador, you’ve got to know a lot about hope… Read more »