Young men and women can grow only when they feel safe. 

Covenant House offers sanctuary for homeless youth.

We teach by example that caring relationships are based on trust, respect and honesty.

Help Homeless Youth in NJ

Youth come to us in crisis. Immediately, and without question, 

we meet their basic needs - a meal, a shower, clean clothes and a safe place away from the dangerous streets.

Women Unite Sleep Out 2018

Friday, April 20 - Atlantic City Friday, April 27 - Newark

Women will unite for a life-changing experience as part of the Covenant House Sleep Out Movement, lifting up homeless young people with compassion and love. For our Newark Sleep Out,   visit the official Women's Sleep Out site and Register Today! For our Atlantic City Sleep Out - Register here! Contact ToniMarie DiPietro for more details: 286-3425 




Covenant House New Jersey Young Professionals Sleep Out 2018

Friday, March 9, 2018

Join New Jersey’s Young Professionals in Newark to Sleep Out so homeless kids don’t have to. To join the movement register here! Contact: or 973-286-3425

Tonight there will be 3,000 homeless kids on the streets of New Jersey. Help save a life and donate now

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 30 Covenant House locations in the USA, Canada and Latin America. Together we serve more than 51,000 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

New Jersey Devils Support CHNJ

On February 9th, CHNJ welcomed our friends from the New Jersey Devils. Several Young Professionals on staff from the Devils, collected business attire that our young people will wear to interviews as they seek employment.

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Tip Leads to Arrest of Elizabeth Man for Human Trafficking

Two eighteen year old girls were rescued from a trafficker yesterday in Elizabeth. Jim White was interviewed by News 12 last night at 10pm. See link below for the article and news coverage.

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Dreams Do Come True for Homeless Youth In Asbury Park: Ribbon Cutting of the Covenant House New Jersey Rights Of Passage Program

Read our latest press release about the opening of our new Rights of Passage program in Asbury Park: On January 17, 2018 Covenant House New Jersey along with Interfaith Neighbors celebrated the opening of their new Rights of Passage program, a transitional living program for home

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Covenant House NJ Raised over $500,000 During Executive Sleep Out

The CHNJ Newark Executive Sleep Out raised over $500,000 for our kids on November 16. It was an extremely successful event that we are very grateful for. Tune in to the News 12 video for more.

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Covenant House New Jersey Awarded $123,000 Grant from Impact100

On November 15, Covenant House New Jersey was awarded a grant for $123,000 from Impact100 Jersey Coast.

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