About Us

Who we serve and what we believe in

    OUR MISSION

    Covenant House California is dedicated to serving all God’s children, with absolute respect and unconditional love, to help youth experiencing homelessness, and to protect and safeguard all youth in need.

    DRIVING PHILOSOPHY

    We believe that no young person deserves to be homeless; that every young person in California deserves shelter, food, clothing, education… and most importantly, to be loved. And we believe that it is our responsibility, as a community, to ensure that young people are given the opportunities that they deserve to achieve their dreams.

    501(c)3 CHARITABLE STATUS

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    OPEN DOORS & NON-DISCRIMINATORY

    Our doors are open to youth and staff regardless of their race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

    OUR VALUES

    Immediacy
    Covenant House immediately meets the basic needs of youth experiencing homelessness through a nourishing meal, a shower, clean clothes, medical attention, and a safe place to sleep.
    Sanctuary
    Covenant House provides a safe haven from the hardships of homelessness. We recognize the fundamental worth of every human being, and create a safe setting where all youth – regardless of life experience or identity – are served without judgement.
    Value Communication
    Covenant House leads by example to demonstrate that caring relationships are based on love, trust, respect, and honesty.
    Structure
    Covenant House provides the stability and structure necessary to build a positive future.
    Choice
    Covenant House fosters confidence; encouraging young people to believe in themselves and make informed choices for their lives.
    EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES