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Stella’s Circle Looking for Teacups with a Story

April 08, 2015

Stella’s Circle Looking for Teacups With a Story

In 1945, pioneering social worker Dr. Stella Burry founded Emmanuel House as a residence for women moving from outport Newfoundland and Labrador to St. John’s. This was the beginning of the organization now known as Stella’s Circle. Now celebrating its twentieth year of incorporation, Stella’s Circle has grown to over 140 staff assisting 1000 participants a year in services related to housing, employment and counselling.

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Stella Burry Posthumously Acknowledged Through Restorative Justice Award Nomination

March 02, 2015

Dr. Stella Burry, a pioneer Social Worker, was recognized by the Correctional Service of Canada as a Distinguished Nominee for the 2014 Ron Wiebe Restorative Justice Award. Dr. Burry, who passed away in 1991, was the founder of Emmanuel House and was the visionary for Stella’s Circle as is exists today.

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