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 




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 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 Devils Team Up With Covenant House To Hold First-Ever Sleep Out For Homeless Youth at Prudential Center’s Championship Plaza on Saturday, March 24

We're excited to share our latest Press Release featuring our partnership with the NJ Devils and Prudential Center for our first Sleep Out: NJ Devils Edition. Sleep Out will take place post Devils Home Game Vs. Tampa Bay Lightning. Devils Fans - it's not too late to sign up


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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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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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