On Friday, May 11th, 2018, the Monmouth County community will Sleep Out in Asbury Park to send the clear message to homeless youth that they are not alone. Click here to register today! Contact ToniMarie DiPietro for more details: tdipietro@covenanthouse.org | (973) 286-3425 

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.

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: tdipietro@covenanthouse.org(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

CHNJ to Host Two Equal Justice Works Crime Victims Justice Corps Fellows

Equal Justice Corps, a nonprofit organization that offers lawyers and law students the opportunity to serve and provide effective represenation to underserved communities and causes, is working with CHNJ this summer. As part of their Crime Victims Justice Corps Fellowship program, two Fellows will be hosted at CHNJ to help provide legal services, education and outreach to our youth who have been victims of crime resulting from human trafficking, family law, immigration, etc. Read the full article here for more details on this program and how it can positively impact our youth. 

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New Jersey Devils Score for Covenant House Kids

On Saturday March 24th, the New Jersey Devils hosted their first-ever Sleep Out for homeless youth at the Prudential Center,  raising over $139,000 to support Covenant House!

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Sleep Out: Women Unite 2018

Sleep Out: Women Unite is here. Click here to see our video and to register for either our Newark or Atlantic City dates!

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New Jersey Devils Players Speak Out for Our Youth

New Jersey Devils players speak out for our youth and encourage participation for Sleep Out: NJ Devils Edition in this powerful PSA. 

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New Jersey Equestrian Gives Back with Her Own Student Sleep Out

When New Jersey equestrian, Christina DeMattheis, learned about Covenant House, she immediately wanted to find a way to get involved. The Plaid Horse, America's Premiere Horse Show Magazine, features this wonderful story about how Christina has stepped up to create and manage a Student Sleep Out for her and the other equestrians from her team. We're so grateful for the time and generosity of Christina and her team.

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