10 of our youth from our Vocational classroom traveled to LinkedIn in NYC to learn about job seeking and connecting in today's online world. After being given an overview of LinkedIn, our youth broke into 5 groups where a LinkedIn employee helped each youth set up their own LinkedIn profile. Our youth felt so cool and empowered to be exposed to the cutting edge technology in seeking jobs and gathering connections to the business world.Read More
On Friday March 18th, CHNJ held its first ever Young Proffesional Sleep Out in Newark. 101 young professionals from across New Jersey raised more than $118,000!Read More
Newark, N.J. As part of the Christie Administration’s fifth annual "Season of Service," New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Commissioner Charles A. Richman and staff spent the morning at Covenant House in Newark gift wrapping at Santa’s Workshop and then participating in a roundtable discussion with Covenant House youth. To read more about their day, click here!Read More
Covenant House Atlantic City is taking advantage of the extra day this leap year by hosting a Human Trafficking Discussion. On Monday, February 29th, 2016, join us...Read More
64 companies were wonderful partners to CHNJ in 2015, helping us to serve roughly 2,000 homeless youth this year in NJ. We are so thankful to all of these corporate partners, both new and old, for all the ways that they came together to assist us in 2015 as shown in this 2:12 minute video.Read More
Thanks to Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, CHNJ now has 25 highly functioning computers, 10 of which are located in our Vocational classroom to provide much needed technology to support our young residents with job hunting and our staff with the day-to-day tasks of managing the facility.Read More
We have made it real easy to give back this holiday season! Visit our gift registry at bedbathandbeyond.com, under the name "Covenant HouseNJ" to purchase much needed and greatly appreciated household items and baby supplies for our young people!
Walmart and Target gift cards would be greatly appreciated as well!