Human Services : Youth Development, Shelter, and Crisis Services

Covenant House New Jersey

Opening doors for homeless youth

four stars

91.81

330 Washington Street Newark, NJ 07102
tel: (973) 621-8705   Web Site
EIN: 13-3537710

Board Leadership
Robert J. Williams
Chairman

CEO
Jim White
President, CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 91.81 four stars
  Financial 88.43 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 100.00 four stars
This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

Covenant House New Jersey (CHNJ) was founded and incorporated in 1989. CHNJ is the largest provider in the state of services to homeless and at-risk adolescents under the age of 22. In addition to food, shelter, clothing, and crisis care, CHNJ provides health care, educational and vocational services, counseling, drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, legal services, mother/child programs, transitional living programs, street outreach, and aftercare. Last year, we served over 3,000 young people. Tonight alone, we will give 180 homeless adolescents and 19 babies in North and South Jersey a safe and caring place to sleep. Our Crisis Centers provide our kids with a safe haven to live while they stabilize their crises and work on a plan to transition to a stable living environment where they can continue to progress in their life goals.

Covenant House New Jersey (CHNJ) was founded and incorporated in 1989. CHNJ is the largest provider in the state of services to homeless and at-risk adolescents under the age of 22. In addition to food, shelter, clothing, and crisis care, CHNJ provides health care, educational and vocational services, counseling, drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, legal services, mother/child programs, transitional living programs, street outreach, and aftercare. Last year, we served over 3,000 young people. Tonight alone, we will give 180 homeless adolescents and 19 babies in North and South Jersey a safe and caring place to sleep. Our Crisis Centers provide our kids with a safe haven to live while they stabilize their crises and work on a plan to transition to a stable living environment where they can continue to progress in their life goals.

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Financial

three stars

88.43

Accountability & Transparency

four stars

100.00

This rating was published 11/01/2019 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
86.1%
  Administrative Expenses 8.2%
  Fundraising Expenses 5.6%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.05
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 1.49
  Program Expenses Growth 2.4%
  Liabilities to Assets 23.2%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House New Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by Covenant House New Jersey on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $5,343,790
   Federated Campaigns $49,957
   Membership Dues $0
   Fundraising Events $1,833,529
   Related Organizations $4,225,227
   Government Grants $2,325,275
Total Contributions $13,777,778
   Program Service Revenue $20,604
Total Primary Revenue $13,798,382
   Other Revenue $-158,957
TOTAL REVENUE $13,639,425
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $9,909,381
   Administrative Expenses $986,845
   Fundraising Expenses $774,287
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $11,670,513
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $1,968,912
   
Net Assets $16,384,842

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title Compensation from Affiliates
$281,172 2.40% James White Executive Director --
Other Salaries of Note
Not compensated -- Jill Vorndran Former Executive Director $282,284
Not compensated -- Kevin Ryan President, CEO $226,144

Mission

Covenant House New Jersey (CHNJ) was founded and incorporated in 1989. CHNJ is the largest provider in the state of services to homeless and at-risk adolescents under the age of 22. In addition to food, shelter, clothing, and crisis care, CHNJ provides health care, educational and vocational services, counseling, drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, legal services, mother/child programs, transitional living programs, street outreach, and aftercare. Last year, we served over 3,000 young people. Tonight alone, we will give 180 homeless adolescents and 19 babies in North and South Jersey a safe and caring place to sleep. Our Crisis Centers provide our kids with a safe haven to live while they stabilize their crises and work on a plan to transition to a stable living environment where they can continue to progress in their life goals.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
Covenant House New Jersey (NJ) 91.81 four stars
The Omaha Home for Boys (NE) 86.52 three stars
KidsTLC (KS) 91.16 four stars
Tennyson Center for Children (CO) 91.83 four stars
Avenues for Homeless Youth (MN) 90.80 four stars

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Charity Contact Info

Covenant House New Jersey
330 Washington Street
Newark, NJ 07102
tel: (973) 621-8705
fax: (973) 286-0190
EIN: 13-3537710

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Board Leadership

Robert J. Williams
Chairman

CEO

Jim White
President, CEO