P.O. Box 1307, Burbank, CA 91507

Family Promise of the Verdugos

Ending Homelessness, One Family at a Time

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Our Mission

Family Promise of the Verdugos is a non-profit organization providing assistance to homeless children and their family. Working in partnership with local faith-based congregations and other community resources; Family Promise provides food, shelter, counseling support and job readiness training resulting in self-reliance and a more stable future for situationally-homeless families.

Who Do We Help

We assist situationally-homeless families with children return to sustainable independence…whether this means helping them find employment or housing or both.

How Many Families May We Serve

Up to four families can be served at once. The actual number of individuals varies depending on the make up of each family but will never exceed 14.

Length of Stay in FPV

While FPV emphasizes being a 60-day Back to Work program, families may remain in the program for up to 90 days. The average length of stay has been between 41-72 days and it is anticipated this quick turn around time can be maintained.

Success Rate

Family Promise of the Verdugos, since 2010 has graduated over 100 families and none have returned to homelessness.


Homeless Prevention

Earlier this month, FPV helped the Garduno Family from becoming homeless.  The family of three, a single mother and two daughters, contacted FPV about being behind on rent and receiving an eviction letter.  The Gardunos became behind on rent and was struggling to catch up because they were focused on…

Families Back in Housing!

Perez Family The Perez Family, a single mother and two daughters, moved into the FPV Shelter in February of 2018 after having lost their apartment and living with various friends.  While the family lived in our shelter, FPV was able to assist the mother attain employment while the two daughters consistently…

Rotary Club of Burbank Awards Grant

On Tuesday, April 17th, the Burbank Rotary Foundation awarded Family Promise of the Verdugos (FPV) a grant of $6,000.  The Rotary Club of Burbank has been serving our community with projects benefiting youth, seniors, the poor and vulnerable.  This year, the Burbank Rotary Foundation focused their attention on programs concerning homeless services. …

CORNHOLE Tournament

Join the FUN! 1st Annual Family Promise CORNHOLE Tournament Saturday, June 30, 2018 Location: St. Francis Xavier – 3801 Scott Road, Burbank, CA 91504 Registration Starts at 12:00PM Bags Fly at 1:00PM Entry Fee’s Team of 2: $80.00 Single Player: $40.00 Non-Player with Beer Tastings: $30.00 Non-Player without Beer Tastings…

Family Overcomes Homelessness

We are thrilled to share the success of another FPV Family during the month of March.  Jacqui, along with her 2 year old son, Jayden, were homeless a month before living in our shelter for the past 31 days.  Jacqui’s oldest son has been living with some friends and working,…

Soroptimist Glendale awards Grant!

On Thursday, March 15, 2018, FPV staff were invited to attend the Annual Soropitimist Glendale Grants Awards Luncheon.  The group presented FPV with a $3,000 Grant to support our program that helps women and their children overcome homelessness with job support and healthy lifestyles.  Funds are earmarked to help mothers secure employment,…

Certificate of Appreciation & Donation

On Sunday, March 25, 2018, LA City Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez presented FPV with a Certificate of Appreciation for our efforts in helping the homeless population.  The presentation along with a donation took place at the Church of Scientology, a support congregation of FPV.  Thank you to the congregation for the presentation, the Womens…

Book Release Party!

On Thursday, March 22, 2018, Rabbi John Carrier from Temple Emanu El unveiled his new book “The Promised Land”.  He hosted the evening at Urban Press Winery in Burbank and focused on sharing why he wrote the book.  A portion of the book sales were earmarked for FPV.  Thank you Rabbi Carrier…

Wells Fargo Cares!

Kim Woods, Assistant to Wells Fargo District Managers for the Hollywood Hills and San Fernando Valley, stopped by FPV’s (Family Promise of the Verdugos) with her team twice during the month of March.  They helped with projects that benefited our 4th Annual Gala and prepared lunch for FPV’s families in…

Glendale Kiwanis Grant Approved

Family Promise of the Verdugos would like to extend a thank you  to the Glendale Kiwanis Foundation for their continued yearly support.  The Glendale Kiwanis motto is “Kids Need Kiwanis”.  This year the Glendale Kiwanis approved a $2,000 grant that will support the homeless children in our program with school supplies, clothing, and other…