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Assistance with youth in crisis, Food, Health, Housing & Utilities, Human Trafficking, Jobs & Employment, Reentry, Veterans”
Multiple programs available for youth 18-21 experiencing homelessness around New Jersey.
Walk-in Crisis Centers open 24/7 located at:
330 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
929 Atlantic Avenue
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Other programs through Covenant House includes:
- Rights of Passage Program: an innovative transitional living program that addresses the long-term needs of at-risk kids who first come to them in crisis.
- Raphael’s Life House: a mother/child program
- Nancy’s Place: help for homeless youth with mental illness needs
- Supportive Apartment Living and Aftercare (SAL): a permanent supportive housing project for youth who demonstrate the maturity and skill needed to live independently.
Youth Empowered to Succeed (YES)
The YES Project is an emergency homeless shelter and drop-in center for youth. The YES Project provides a centralized access to a network of comprehensive wrap-around services.
Open to homeless and runaway youth, ages 12 to 17, or youth who are in danger of becoming homeless.
238 N Munn Ave.
East Orange, NJ 07017
Crisis – (973) 458-3387
Main Phone – (973) 678-5882
Hot-Line – (908) 293-7911
2nd Floor Youth Helpline