Join our Social Media Challenge and help us house more kids this year. A generous supporter has challenged us to harness the power of social media to help build awareness of New Jersey's homeless youth. Click here to learn more!

The New York Red Bulls are asking their devoted fans and the rest of the local community to come to Red Bull Arena on Friday October 17, 2014 and sleep out for one night. Spend one night at the Arena and also commit to raise funds for Covenant House New Jersey to join the New York Red Bulls and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey in supporting CHNJ's mission. Click here to register and here to learn more

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!


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

Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey Presents - Sleep Out: NY Red Bulls Edition

More than 70 people slept outside Red Bull Arena on October 17 to raise awareness and show solidarity with homeless youth in New Jersey!

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Mansion to become 'Gatsby Gala' in Covenant House benefit on October 3

This Friday, Oct. 3, the 125-year-old marble halls of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Hennessy Hall Mansion at 285 Madison Ave. will be filled with guests attending the Covenant House Auxiliary of Morris County’s 31st annual Fall Benefit, “Gala at Gatsby’s.”

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A Change at Covenant House New Jersey

An open letter from Jill Rottmann to all friends of Covenant House New Jersey.

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Annual golf outing raises money for Covenant House

The Joseph C. Nugent 36th Annual Covenant House Golf Outing and Dinner was held earlier this week at the Spring Lake Golf Club in Spring Lake Heights.

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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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