Sleep out, moms sleep out

Sleep Out:Mother's Edition on May 29, a huge success.  Click here for highlights and photos from the evening!

At Covenant House New Jersey, we're proud of our fiscal responsibility...and that earned us a Four-Star Charity Navigator Rating!

jack acker, purcell, golf memorial outing
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 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

Joseph C. Nugent Golf Outing - Press Release

A Great New Jersey Tradition Continues To Help Homeless Youth

SPRING LAKE HEIGHTS —  On August 24th one of the longest ongoing charity events to help the homeless youth of New Jersey will take place at Spring Lake Golf Club at The Joseph C. Nugent 37th Annual Covenant House Golf Outing in Spring Lake Heights.

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Join Us for a Webinar on Human Trafficking

Join us on Thursday, July 23 from 1:00 to 1:30 PM for a webinar to learn more about Human Trafficking and Covenant House's response, with Jayne Bigelsen, Director Anti-Human Trafficking Initiatives, Covenant House New York and Janette Scrozzo, Development Director and Human Trafficking Liaison, Covenant House New Jersey, and Tina Kelley, former New York Times reporter, and co-author of Almost Home: Helping Kids Move from Homelessness to Hope.  

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Annual golf outing raises money for Covenant House

The Joseph C. Nugent 37th Annual Covenant House Golf Outing and Cocktail Reception is coming up on August 24, 2015 at the Spring Lake Golf Club in Spring Lake Heights.  Learn about the event here! 

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A Mother's Love Can Change The World!

On March 29, 85 women took the streets here in New York to show homeless young people they aren't alone. They met our residents, and learned about the joys and fears of teenagers and young adults who are finding their way in the world. They shared laughter and a few tears. And together, they raised more than $439,000 to continue the life-changing work of Covenant House. Enjoy some pictures from this amazing night!

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A Night Of Broadway Stars

Join us on May 14 at NJPAC in Newark for Covenant House New Jersey’s signature event, “A Night of Broadway Stars”. Hosted by renowned composer/lyricist Neil Berg, it is a magical evening showcasing  top Broadway performers singing their signature songs with special performances by our own Covenant House kids. We are proud this year to be honoring Nancy King, Founder of Nancy's Place, and Edith Coogan, Mary Orrico and Carol Williams for their incredible contributions at Raphael's Life House. 

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