Every young person deserves shelter and safety. As the largest provider of runaway and homeless youth services in New York City, Covenant House New York serves over 1,600 young adults aged 16-24 annually. Their doors are open 24/7, 365 days a year, to all young people who need help, regardless of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.
For over 50 years, Covenant House New York (CHNY) has been a leader in providing residential services to vulnerable homeless, runaway, and exploited youth. CHNY uses trauma-informed principles to help homeless youth leave the streets and achieve independence, while advocating for systemic change through public policy, promoting the awareness of critical issues related to youth homelessness.