Sleep Out: Young Professionals Edition. This event welcomes young professionals to sleep outside in New York City in solidarity with homeless youth. Join Us!

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!

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

College’s Gift Donations Help to Make Spirits Bright!

Dr. Gibson presents Jenna Marie Mellor, Volunteer Coordinator, and Gwen Ross, Vocational Specialist, both from Covenant House, with gifts collected from Essex County College’s Angel Tree Program. 


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Covenant House NJ Holds Health Press Conference

On Friday December 12, Covenant House New Jersey hosted a health press conference with CEO Barbara Bush of Global Health Corp, where our health fellow Tili Thyanga spoke about malnutrition. 

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Candlelight Vigil

Our Vigil is quickly approaching and we hope all of you can can attend. Come hear how Covenant House has been a light in the community for thousands of homeless youth in NJ.

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Pingry Visits CHNJ

On October 31st Pingry School visited CHNJ for the fourth year as part of the school wide Community Service Day. 

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Jack and Jill of America created Public Service Announcements for CHNJ!

A local chapter of Jack and Jill of America took time during their summer break to create several Public Service Announcements for Covenant House that will be aired on a local network. We are so thankful for their support of our kids!

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