Covenant House Missouri serves young people ages 16-24 who are living without homes by providing a safe place to stay, shower, eat, and receive medical attention for up to two years.


Our mission

To protect and safeguard all youth with dignity and love and to offer the structure necessary for youth who are homeless and disconnected to pursue a life of opportunity.  

Our vision

To lead change that challenges and inspires youth to pursue a life of opportunity, independence, and possibilities.


Our work is guided by the following five principles:

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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.


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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.


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Value communication

Covenant House leads by example to demonstrate that caring relationships are based on love, trust, respect, and honesty.


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Structure

Covenant House provides the stability and structure necessary to build a positive future.


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Choice

Covenant House fosters confidence; encouraging young people to believe in themselves and make informed choices for their lives.


We welcome  youth and staff from every race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.


Find out how you can help us fulfill our mission.