A beautiful and inspired interview with Covenant House International Board of Director member, Audra McDonald, in this Sunday's New York Times in which she talks about overcoming adversity, reaching back to help homeless youth and Covenant House.Read More
In a moving candlelight vigil outside our New York crisis shelter, our kids joined with staff and local religious leaders to stand side by side in spirit with the families of the Orlando victims.Read More
For one special night, Broadway’s biggest stars came together for a musical evening of inspiration - truly an event like no other. With close to 1,000 attendees, Covenant House New York hosted A Night of Broadway Stars at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Not only does the event draw needed support for the continued mission of Covenant House New York, but also celebrates the inspiring homeless youth who are now independent young adults and those still trying to find their way.
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.
In addition to the 300 beds, the Mayor’s new initiatives include deployment of additional staff to coordinate services for youth entering the Department of Homeless Services’ shelters, and a pledge to work with the state to extend the length of stay for those in existing crisis beds to 90 days.Read More