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

Salt Creek Grille 15th Annual Wine & Martini Tasting Raises $40,000 for CHNJ

Check out our latest Press Release that highlights our very successful fundraiser at Salt Creek Grille. A huge thank you to all who made this such a positive event!

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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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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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