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Welcome to the
Circle for Change Initiative

Where nature connection serves as the lifeline for all our endeavors. Our primary activities fall under non-residential social assistance services, particularly in health care and social assistance. At the core of our mission is a commitment to individual and family services, aligning with the broader vision of establishing sustainable lifestyles and strengthening connections to the land, oneself, and others.

Our charitable and not-for-profit programming is designed to address pressing issues and create meaningful impact. We strive to support elders, families, at-risk youth and those with disabilities in developing sustainable lifestyles. Additionally, we tackle homelessness through our dedicated support program, aiming to prevent and alleviate the challenges faced by those in need.

In our pursuit to relieve poverty, we provide programs that equip participants with job skill sets, offering a blueprint for financial stability and fostering sustainable relationships. Simultaneously, we are dedicated to protecting the land for future generations by educating communities on essential skills related to caring for the environment, growing their own food, and cultivating a deep connection to nature.

The Circle for Change Initiative is a grassroots organization that specializes in support programs for people with special needs. Whether through group workshops, one-on-one mentoring, anchoring, counseling, or presentations, we focus on healing, traditional knowledge, and lifeways. Our overarching mission is to empower and uplift those we serve, guiding individuals on their health, healing, and personal growth journeys.

Join us on this transformative path, where the circle of change encompasses healing, connection, and empowerment for individuals and communities alike.

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About Us

Regenerating the Circle of Connection Among All Beings

At The Circle for Change Initiative, we envision a world where the circle of connection is regenerated among all beings. Our mission is to empower and uplift individuals, guiding them on their health, healing, and personal growth journey. We are committed to providing non-residential social assistance services for individuals and families.

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Recent News

While our focus is empowering and fostering reconnection on our local social needs, our programs have made an impact in the lives of individuals from all over the world providing them with all the tools, resources, and in some cases, monetary assistance they need in order to reach their fullest potential.

We ran 4 programs in 2023 catering to elderly, families & individuals run at Manitoulin Eco Park where we've empowered and fostered hundreds of people to connect to land, themselves and each other.

Empowering Ancient Ways

Jul 07 2024, 7:00PM – Jul 12 2024, 12:00PM

 

A Program from Sticks and Stones Wilderness School at Manitoulin Eco Park.

This program provides the ingredients to enrich the life of anyone who lives on planet Earth, from the most seasoned wilderness guides to wildlife biologists, busy professionals who yearn for the sanctity of the wild, or anybody interested in being thoroughly introduced to wilderness living skills.

 

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Family Camp -
A 5-Day Event

Jul 14 2024, 5:00PM EDT – Jul 19 2024, 12:00PM EDT

Reconnect to the wonders of nature with your family at Learn your Nature, a 5-day family camp running on Manitoulin Eco Park & DarkSky for the second year. From heartwarming encounters with adorable creatures to marveling at the expansive starry skies, this camp is designed to bring your family closer together and create memories that will last a lifetime.

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