News & Events

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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Covenant House NJ Raised over $500,000 During Executive Sleep Out

The CHNJ Newark Executive Sleep Out raised over $500,000 for our kids on November 16. It was an extremely successful event that we are very grateful for. Tune in to the News 12 video for more.

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Covenant House New Jersey Awarded $123,000 Grant from Impact100

On November 15, Covenant House New Jersey was awarded a grant for $123,000 from Impact100 Jersey Coast.

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Recognizing Human Trafficking Among Homeless Youth

Request a copy of the full Trafficking Report and read a letter regarding the study from our Executive Director, Jim White. 

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New Blended Learning Program, "DLC"

We just completed two  “Lite” days of our program, the Dove Learning Center (DLC) in both Newark and Atlantic City. Including music, wellness, team building and art activities, our DLC rethinks the way we teach our youth. 

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Meet Colleen

At our 6th Annual Night of Future Broadway Stars, our very own Colleen performed the song "I Have a Voice." Colleen is 20 years old and has lived at the Covenant House Crisis Center in Newark for two months. Her dream is to become a famous photographer one day.

Click here to listen to Colleen’s proud and beautiful voice. And be sure to look for our Jessie on the side accompanying the group with his cello!


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A Volunteer Does "Outreach" - Thanks Will!

The day after our Sleep Out: Young Professional Edition, Will (one of our amazing YP Sleepers) was driving to get his hair cut and drove past a young man sitting on a bench looking down and a little lost.

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