Following our annual Candlelight Vigil in Times Square, this event welcomes business leaders to sleep outside in New York City for one night in solidarity with homeless youth.  Join Us!

The Acker and Purcell Families welcome you to join them for a fun-filled day of golf, followed by a cocktail hour and dinner party, to benefit Covenant House’s statewide effort to support New Jersey’s at-risk and homeless youth. Click here to learn more!


The Joseph C. Nugent Golf Outing

On August 25th,  you can play golf on one of New Jersey's most picturesque couses AND improve the lives of homeless kids at the same time!  Learn how!

Covenant House Turns 25!

And to celebrate, we want to house more kids! Join our Anniversary Campaign  to be a part of this year's special activities or make a donation to help us reach our $1 million goal to fund the creation of 82 new, safe, and affordable housing opportunities for hardworking homeless young people! 

Covenant House New Jersey

Since 1989, Covenant House New Jersey has been providing food, shelter, immediate crisis care, and an array of other important services to homeless, runaway and trafficked youth between the ages of 18-21. Today there are 21 Covenant House locations in the USA, Canada and Latin America. Together we serve more than 56,000 homeless young people each year.

We are proud to be the nation’s largest privately funded agency serving homeless, runaway and at-risk youth. Our doors are open 24 hours a day for youth in need.

Need help? Call 973-621-8705, or come to CHNJ in Newark or Atlantic City

News and Events

Supportive housing works to help the homeless

Covenant House Atlantic City was recently featured in the Press of Atlantic City for our work on supportive housing for homeless youth. Contemplating life without her apartment and support services Chelsea, one of the young people benefiting from our program, said, "I'd probably be in one of the other shelters or programs I was in before, and I didn't like any of them. They were bad. Everyone here is so positive. ... I'm so thankful."

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CHNJ Visits Arch Re in Morristown

On July 15th, nine CHNJ youth visited the offices of Arch Re in Morristown, NJ. The visit included a group presentation, interviewing skills session, a tour of the offices and lunch with Arch Re staff!

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Thank You NJ Devils

On June 20th, the NJ Devils hosted a wonderful BBQ lunch in our Newark parking lot for our youth and staff, along with street hockey and basketball games!

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Prudential Hosts BBQ at CHNJ

On June 13th, employees from the Legal and Compliance team at Prudential visited Covenant House in Newark to host a BBQ lunch for our kids and staff!  Besides a great meal, the Prudential team sponsored games and activities for our youth, as well as providing a DJ with music to dance to.  

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