Sleep Out and Candlelight Vigil

Audra McDonald, winner of a record six Tony Awards, fellow Covenant House board member Brian Cashman, New York Yankee General Manager, and over 700  leaders in business, government, media and sports will sleep out on the streets of 15 cities in North America and Canada in solidarity with homeless kids on November 19th.  Learn more about the Sleep Out and Candlelight Vigil here.

Homeless Mother at Covenant House

Natasha and her baby boy came to Covenant House after they were kicked out of their apartment by the landlord, who wanted to rent to his family instead.  Read Her Story

Covenant House NY

Covenant House began over 40 years ago when six young runaways were given shelter from a snowstorm, in the lower east side of Manhattan. Today there are 21 Covenant House locations in the USA, Canada and Latin Americas. Together we serve more than 56,000 homeless young people each year.

We are proud to be the nation’s largest privately funded agency serving homeless, runaway and at-risk youth. Our doors are open 24 hours a day for youth in need.

On the street? Need help? Call 1-212-613-0300, or come to Covenant House NY

News and Events

Mayor DeBlasio Announces Enhanced Services for Homeless Youth

At a press conference held at Covenant House New York, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced sweeping measures to enhance services for homeless youth, including the addition of 300 youth beds over the next three years. 

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A Time to Give Back

Five years ago, Latifa Jackson was an 18 year old young mother at Covenant House's Rights of Passage program, dreaming of better days and a brighter future for herself and her infant son. Today, she has her own apartment, a steady job and is in school.

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Real Estate Executives Rally Around Covenant House Youth

While over 400 homeless youth slept safely inside, over 120 professionals of the real estate industry slept on the streets outside Covenant House in New York and Hollywood on Octobewr 10, 2015 to raise awareness and over $360,000 for the cause.

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Lenox Advisors Host Bi-Coastal Sleep Out!

On Thursday night, October 22, employees from Lenox Advisors will sleep on the street outside Covenant House shelters in New York and Hollywood.   The event will raise awareness and funds for the homeless youth living at Covenant House.

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Sex Trafficker Indicted For Targeting Homeless and Runaway Teens

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. announced the indictment of Michael Lamb, 33, for operating a sex trafficking and prostitution scheme in New York and New Jersey that preyed upon our kids.

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