We Help Youth Facing Homelessness in Elizabeth, New Jersey

We serve young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness or human trafficking with absolute respect and unconditional love. Our ultimate goal is to help each young person move on with their lives in positive ways with counseling, education, stable employment, and secure housing.

Get Help Now

On the street? Need help? We're open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Text us at 844-912-1291

If you are in North Jersey call us at 973-621-8705

If you are in South Jersey call us at 609-348-4070

If you or someone you know are victims of human trafficking call us at 862-240-2453

Covenant House Elizabeth Site | homeless shelters in elizabeth nj

Covenant House New Jersey (CHNJ) provides sanctuary and support for youth ages 18-21 facing homelessness or human trafficking. We have seven locations across the state: Atlantic City, Newark, Jersey City, Camden, and Asbury Park, and specialized care in Montclair and Elizabeth. Across all our New Jersey sites our services are free.

Our Programs

At CHNJ’s Elizabeth-based program, Raphael’s Life House, young pregnant women facing homelessness can find safe shelter and support. Raphael’s Life House was created to help these young women secure a brighter, more stable future for them and their newborns.

Our Services

Covenant House Alaska is nationally recognized for the innovative work we do to provide young people with everything they need in one place — so they can move forward to a brighter future.

  • Meals
  • Clothing
  • Medical care
  • Mental health care
  • Parenting skills training
  • Prenatal care
  • Education assistance
  • Employment assistance
  • Healthy living and life skills workshops
  • Case management

Find information on all Covenant House New Jersey’s sites: Asbury Park, Atlantic City, Elizabeth, Montclair, Newark.

Shelter Is Only the Beginning

From crisis to care: Find out what it's like when a young person enters our doors.