Covenant House International

ECOSOC Status: General Consultative
Type: NGO working on Crime
Address: 5 Penn Plaza, 3rd floor,
New York, NY 10001-1810
Country: United States of America
Region: Northern America
Website: http://www.covenanthouse.org
UN Languages: Spanish, English
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Areas:
  • Counselling
  • Prevention
  • Training
  • Victim Protection
  • Anti-Human Trafficking
Short description:
Mission is to work with homeless and runaway ? or throwaway ? youth and provide shelter and other residential and community services. We have established programs in 21 cities between Canada, the U.S., Mexico, and Central America (Latin American programs are called Casa Alianza.) for homeless and sexually exploited youth. We established national youth hotlines in the U.S. and Mexico. In 2007, our programs provided 609,915 nights of shelter to youth; residential and community services were provided to 30,636 youth, 35,213 youth were contacted on the streets through our outreach program; our national hotline handled 52,385 crises calls, our Mexico national hotline handled 12,754 crises calls.
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