International Cosmetics and Perfumes is an official partner of Covenant House New York, the largest provider of shelter and services to youth (ages 16-21) in NYC, providing emergency shelter, transitional housing and critical services to over 2,800 people each year. The partnership includes several key components – the first is The Saujet Scholarship Fund that will help provide financial support for teens who have graduated from the Covenant Works Pathways to Success program including receiving their High School Equivalency Diploma. This scholarship will support up to ten students continuing their path of success and job readiness that can be used towards stipends, certifications, application fees, books and other related costs for those students who pass their HSE exam. ICP will also be present at the graduation ceremonies to present the scholarships. Additionally, ICP Employees take part in two service days per year – one to facilitate a fruitful career panel with teens and another where the company hosts a group at the offices giving them exposure to an office setting.
About Covenant House Covenant House was founded in 1972 and has grown to be the largest agency in the Americas providing shelter and services to helping homeless and trafficked youth move toward safe, stable and loving places in their lives. Our mission is to “serve suffering children of the street, and to protect and safeguard all children” with absolute respect and unconditional love. Covenant House International oversees 21 affiliates in the US, Canada and Latin America, serving approximately 50,000 homeless youth each year. Each affiliate provides a rich continuum of services that include emergency shelter and crisis care, transitional housing programs, access to comprehensive medical and mental health care, employment training programs, programs for educational advancement, and advocacy.
Covenant House New York (the largest of all Covenant House affiliates) is the largest provider of shelter and services to youth aged 16-21 in New York City, providing emergency shelter, transitional housing and services to over 2,800 homeless youth each year. No other agency in the United States offers the scale and scope of services under one roof for homeless and trafficked youth regardless of race/ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, or socioeconomic status.