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Covenant House strives to be a voice for homeless kids – because they simply can't speak up for themselves. By raising public awareness through the media, we hope to influence community action and government policy on the problem of youth homelessness around the world.



In the first-ever Covenant House Legislative Sleep Out, lawmakers from across New Jersey slept on the grass in front of the Statehouse in Trenton in an inspiring statement of solidarity with homeless youth.  

 On April 11, in an event sponsored by NJM Insurance Group, the grounds outside the State House in Trenton will be the site of an unprecedented event that will cross party lines and bring funds, awareness and hope to New Jersey’s homeless youth. 

Rose's Tragic Story

04/07/2014 - 10:45am

In his latest Huffington Post column, Covenant House President Kevin Ryan tells the story of Rose, a young girl who has endured a kidnapping and six months of brutal beatings on the streets, yet survived and is telling her story to help others.  Read her story.

On Monday, April 7, at 7:00 pm, Ben Franklin Middle School in Ridgewood will be buzzing with the sounds of Broadway, as over 100 Bergen County students gather to raise funds for Covenant House New Jersey and the homeless youth that they serve.