“I promise to never give up on myself or my dreams”

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WHY ARE OUR YOUNG PEOPLE HOMELESS?

Every person deserves a safe place to sleep and hope for a brighter tomorrow. For young people, homelessness interrupts progress toward adulthood and a future of independence and self-sufficiency.

Covenant House’s doors are always open to all young people who need housing and help, regardless of their race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression. Our trauma-informed services help bridge the gap between potential and progress, and we also advocate for systemic change through public policy, while promoting awareness of critical issues related to youth homelessness.

The Covenant House mission is centered and built on community, where youth, staff, volunteers, and partners love one another unconditionally, respect each other absolutely, and dedicate ourselves to a covenant of compassion and hope.

AGING OUT OF
FOSTER CARE

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MINIMUM vs
LIVING WAGES​

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MENTAL
HEALTH​

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ABUSE &
NEGLECT​

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FAMILY DYNAMICS
& INSTABILITY​

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HUMAN TRAFFICKING
SURVIVORS​

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HOW DO WE HELP?

Our goal at Covenant House Michigan is to provide a better life for the youth who come through our doors. We not only offer food and shelter, we offer a package for independence and overall success. Whether they are brought here by our Outreach Team or walk through our doors, every child is embraced with open arms.​ Helping young people embrace the great promise of their lives, Covenant House Michigan offers a combination of support strategies, including- educational programs, job training and placement, medical services, mental health and substance abuse counseling.

Our Mission

HOW CAN YOU HELP?

Sleep
Out

Sleep Out

Each November, business leaders across North America will sleep out so kids don’t have to as they raise money and awareness for homeless youth.

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Associate
Board

Associate Board

Covenant House Michigan Associate Board (CHMAB) is a group of like-minded young professionals who work together to make a positive impact on the residents at Covenant House Michigan through fundraising, social events, and resident activity nights.

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Fundraising
Event

Plan a Fundraising Event

Help Covenant House Michigan raise funds and awareness in your community! There are several ways you can help: DIY Fundraising or Third Party Fundraising. Each one is fun, easy and can involve your friends and families.

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Volunteer

Volunteer

Covenant House Michigan relies on a multitude of volunteers from all kinds of backgrounds every year. These volunteers have life-enriching experiences knowing that they are making a tangible difference in the lives of homeless youth.

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COV
Advocate

Become a COV Advocate

Schedule a Speaker and become a COV Advocate and make a stand in the fight against homelessness to benefit all youth who find themselves on the streets.

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COV
Sponsorship

Sponsor a Program, Activity or Dinner

We have 75 residents in Detroit that eat breakfast, lunch and dinner and they are always excited when pizza or other fun meals are brought in.

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WHO WE ARE

Covenant House Michigan is a faith-based nonprofit organization that provides hope to homeless, runaway and at-risk youth ages 18-24.

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EVENTS

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OUR PROGRAMS

YOUTH
OUTREACH

Our Outreach team provides services to homeless youth living on the streets or in abandoned houses and cars.​

CRISIS
CARE

Our 45-bed shelter is a warm and welcoming space for youth aged 18 to 24 taking the first step toward positive life changes.​

RIGHTS
OF PASSAGE

Residents in our two-year transitional living program develop a life plan for successful independent living.​

ADVANCING
EDUCATION

Covenant House Michigan collaborated to open four charter schools to better serve the needs of homeless and at-risk youth.​

EMPLOYMENT
CENTER

Through training and mentoring Covenant House Michigan staff prepare our kids for the world of work and independence by teaching basic life skills that are often foreign concepts to many homeless youth.​

TOTAL
ME

A daily program teaching life skills ranging from anger management and communication to healthy eating and exercise.​

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STORIES OF OUR YOUTH

Tonia

Jeremiah

Kaiden

OUR SUCCESS STORIES |

They come from all over Michigan searching for a way out of their desperate situations. Their stories are heart-breaking yet admirable. They are survivors.​

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OUR SUCCESS STORIES

They come from all over Michigan searching for a way out of their desperate situations. Their stories are heart-breaking yet admirable. They are survivors.​

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NEWS 

FUND A NEED

February 18th, 2021|0 Comments

Every person deserves a safe place to sleep and hope for a brighter tomorrow As the pandemic continues to change our lives, we are met with the challenges of raising funds to support our

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