GET HELP - Are you a young person in need of help?
A youth is counted as homeless when as have they have experienced unaccompanied homelessness at least once during a recent 12-month period. Homeless experiences are broadly defined, including couch surfing as well as arrangements like sleeping on the streets, in cars, or in shelters.
Covenant House New Jersey
Served Over 3,000 Young People in 2018
747 Residential Care / 3,025 Outreach services
In November 2017, Chapin Hall of the University of Chicago released a groundbreaking report on youth homelessness in the United States through its Voices of Youth Count Study. Conducted over the course of a year rather than a single night, the study is the most comprehensive research to date on youth homelessness. Here is what we learned:
Are you a youth in need of help?
We would love to update you on all the great work we're doing at CHNJ. Sign up below.