News & 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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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 homeless youth.The snow didn't stop over 100 supporters, community partners and local and state government officials from cutting the ribbon of its brand new building which will house 5 young men who were experiencing homelessness in Asbury Park. 

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