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Administration Offices: 142 Military Road, St. John’s, NL A1C 2E6

Main Switchboard: (709) 738-8390   Email: info@stellascircle.ca           

Fax: (709) 738-7808                              Shelter Tel: (709) 579-8432             

Website: www.stellascircle.ca            Twitter: @StellasCircle

Facebook: @stellascircle                    Instagram: @stellascirclenl

Mandate: To help adults remove barriers to participating in their community. Barriers can include: mental health issues; addictions; poverty; criminal justice involvement; homelessness; low literacy; and periods of unemployment. Transforming lives through Real Homes, Real Help and Real Work.

Target Population: Men and women age 18 and older; women ages 16-30 (Naomi Centre)

Highlight of Programs / Services Offered:

Real Homes: Safe, secure and stable housing is essential to wellbeing. Stella’s Circle helps address the need for affordable housing by offering more than 100 housing units to rent and supportive housing for those who need it. Programs include:

  • Brian Martin Housing Resource Centre

84 Prescott Street, St. John’s, NL A1C 3S9

(709) 738-0457

  • Offers counselling, advocacy, and other support services to help people find secure
  • Open 9:00am-4:30pm; Monday-Friday
  • Accepts self-referrals or referrals from others including health care providers, family counselling agencies, government departments, or family and friends of individuals needing housing assistance. There is no application or form to complete; simply drop in or contact us for assistance.
  • Naomi Centre

4 Patrick Street, St. John’s, NL A1E 2S6

(709) 579-8641

  • An emergency shelter that offers safe and supportive temporary housing for women aged 16-30 within a harm reduction model.
  • Accepts self-referrals or referrals from others including health care providers, family counselling agencies, government departments, or family and friends of individuals needing emergency housing.
  • Jess’s Place

84 Prescott Street, St. John’s, NL A1C 3S9

(709) 738-0457

  • Transitional housing program for women 18+ in recovery from addiction.
  • Up to three women share a house, live independently, and care for their own needs.
  • Accepts self-referrals or referrals from others.
  • Front Step

84 Prescott Street, St. John’s, NL A1C 3S9

(709) 738-0457

  • A community-based program offering personalized support services and housing for youth and adults who have experienced the longest and most frequent episodes of homelessness.
  • Accepts self-referrals or referrals from

Real Help: Stella’s Circle offers a range of residential, community and correctional based counselling services to support people through life’s challenges. Stella’s Circle believes that with the necessary supports people can flourish. Programs include:

  • Emmanuel House

83 Cochrane Street, St. John’s, NL A1C 3L7

(709) 754-2072, emmanuelhouse@stellascircle.ca

  • Men and women over the age of 18 can live while they address their social and emotional challenges.
  • Participants stay for a four-month period and take part in individual counselling, therapeutic groups, and life skills support.
  • We accept self-referrals or referrals from others.
  • Community Support Program (CSP)

114 Cabot Street, St. John’s, NL A1C 1Z8

(709)738-5590, cspinfo@stellascircle.ca

  • Provides intensive assistance to men and women with complex mental health needs over the age of 18.
  • The goal of the program is to improve the overall quality of participants’ lives, and to reduce the length and number of admissions to hospitals and prisons.
  • Just Us Women’s Centre

142 Military Road, St. John’s, NL A1C 2E6

(709) 738-0658, justus@stellascircle.ca

  • Provides counseling and support to women over the age of 18 who have been in conflict with the law.
  • We accept self-referrals or referrals from others including correctional supervision programs, court programs, health care providers, and agencies that provide services to women.

Real Work: Stella’s Circle offers a range of employment and education programs to assist people with limited work experience or interrupted career paths find and maintain employment. Programs include:

  • Social Enterprise Training:
    • The Hungry Heart Café offers training to help people enter the food service industry as cooks, servers, or kitchen staff.
    • Clean Start provides on-the-job training in office cleaning and maintenance.
    • The Trades Helper Program allows participants to gain practical experience in the construction trades.
    • CanDo! transitionary work program for adults who have experienced serious mental health issues or have other significant barrier to employment.
    • Employment Counselling & Support Transition Groups
    • Adult Basic Education (ABE) Level 1