GET HELP - Are you a young person in need of help?

Helping Youth Facing
homelessness and human trafficking

We provide immediate shelter and care for youth age 18-21. We also provide an array of services to promote resilience to enable our clients to transition to independent living.

Welcome to Covenant House New Jersey
Watch a welcome video of our Newark shelter.
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Our Work

Our Work

We are open 24/7 365 days a year to all homeless and trafficked youth age 18-21.

Exterior view of the Newark Covenant House
Housing at CHNJ

We provide a variety of shelter options across the state. Services are free.

Raphael’s Life House

Raphael's Life House (RLH), Nancy's Place and our Rights of Passage (ROP) Programs provide the customized care to enable our youth to successfully transition from CHNJ.

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Our Services

We provide extensive services at CHNJ including those from the Dove Learning Center (DLC) to provide youth with the skills and resilience to live independently.

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Homelessness and Trafficking

Background on how and why homeless and trafficked youth reach us.

CHART Human Trafficking
CHART - Covenant House Action and Research Tank

Improving our quality of care for homeless and trafficked youth through research.

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How You Can Help Us

Whether you are an individual, corporation or group, we could use your support.

How You Can Help

How You Can Help Us

The support of the CHNJ community is critical to providing customized care to transition our youth to independent living.

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Make a monetary donation or donate new items for our youth.

Exterior view of the Newark Covenant House
Sleep Out

Sleep outside for one night so New Jersey youth facing homelessness don’t have to.

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Corporate and Community Partnerships

Partner with us to make a difference.

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Volunteers share their skills, passion, and experience. They send our youth a powerful message, that they are worthy of someone else’s time. We have opportunities for both individuals and groups.

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A Night of Broadway Stars and Other Events

Join us at our special events that raise money to support the great work we do to help youth facing homelessness.

Our Latest News

We’re committed to relentlessly supporting youth facing homelessness and trafficking with programs that give them the tools to succeed. Learn more.

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Our Work In Aiding Trafficking Survivors

“January 11th is National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Roughly 10% of the youth who find CHNJ, have experienced human trafficking..."

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A Message of Joy and Hope from Executive Director, Jim White

“Each December, CHNJ Executive Director Jim White shares his thoughts on issues impacting youth facing homelessness at CHNJ. Read this year’s letter below..."

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Amazon Continues Their Wonderful Support

“Amazon continues to support youth facing homelessness this holiday season. A special thank you to Sarah Carter (GMA) from the Amazon NJ team..."

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Find the rest of our latest stories.
Contact Us

Covenant House New Jersey

330 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102



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Other Personal Information

You are not required to provide any personal information on our website unless you choose to do so.

However, in order to properly process charitable gifts, we do ask for personal information on our online donation pages. We use this information to acknowledge receipt of your donation for tax purposes.

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Contact Us

If you have questions or suggestions regarding our privacy policy, please CONTACT US at:

Covenant House New Jersey
330 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
Fax: 973-286-0190

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