News and Events
For one special night, Broadway’s biggest stars come together under the direction of lyricist and composer Neil Berg for an event like no other.Read More
The first day of Spring brought snow to New York City and hope to homeless youth as hundreds of young professionals slept on the streets to raise over $458,000 for Covenant House.Read More
Read about the journey of Covenant House alumnus Anderson Footman from homelessness to American Idol in this New York Post feature article.Read More
In this CNN report, Covenant House New York Executive Director Creighton Drury talks about how Covenant House responds to the needs of homeless youth during snowstorms and every night of the year.Read More
In this report by ABC's Diane Sawyer and the New York Times Nicholas Kristof, the tragic fact that young people are being trafficked all across the United States is examined.Read More
Covenant Works and the Covenant House family celebrated its 125th high school equivalency graduate and the completion of its 50th cohort of nurse's assistants. Poverty, homelessness, and trauma interrupt a student's ability to finish school.
Tragically, 40% to 60% of youth who come to Covenant Works are reading and computing at a 6th grade level or below. In response to this need, Covenant House started an education program in 2005 by offering GED classes.
Mother & Child Program
Our Mother/Child Emergency Shelter Program provides a variety of stabilizing services to young homeless single mothers and their infants/toddlers.
Last year, Covenant House admitted over 550 homeless single mothers (under age 21) along with 557 of their infants/toddlers, at our Emergency Shelter Program.