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.


Empty Bowl 2017

Click Here to Purchase a Sponsorship & Tickets!  Sunday, October 15, 2017 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in North Hollywood, CA (11:30 am to 2:30 pm) Empty Bowl started as an international grassroots effort to fight hunger. FP-Verdugos is hosting the fundraiser to continue providing safe shelter, meals and support…

2018 Gala Announcement

We are thrilled to announce that our 4th Annual Gala will take place on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at the Rose Bowl. We are delighted to bring our communities together at the Rose Bowl so that we can raise funds to help our families achieve their goals. Information on sponsorships, advertising, and…

World Humanitarian Day

Congratulations to our very own Albert Hernandez, who was named Humanitarian of the Year by one of FP’s supporting congregations, Church of Scientology of the Valley. On Sunday August 20, 2017, in front of more than 400 attendees, Albert was given this award for his dedication to helping those less fortunate. His…

Breakfast Fundraiser a Success!

On Sunday, September 3, 2017, Family Promise hosted a breakfast fundraiser at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) in Burbank, More than 100 supporters made time to join us for a great meal. Thanks to all Board members who volunteered their time in taking orders and serving meals including Nancy Guillen, Kenny…

Breakfast Fundraiser

Join us on Sunday, September 3, 2017 from 8:00am to 12:30om at the VFW Post 9310 located at 1006 West Magnolia Blvd. Burbank, CA 91506. Help Family Promise raise funds while enjoying a tasty breakfast. A ticket price of $10/ person provides you the options of eggs, bacon, potatoes, pancakes,…

Help Us Move In

Family Promise of the Verdugos is proud to announce their selection as a pilot in a national partnership between FP and Help Us Move In (HUMI), a Washington state-based nonprofit working with communities to fund and create programs helping families facing crises. The model is based on the shared beliefs of…

New Case Manager

Family Promise would like to introduce our new Case Manager Carrie Prado. Carrie began working at Family Promise on August 1st and will oversee case management for families in our 90 day shelter program. Prado has years of experience helping families and individuals in need. Her experience and knowledge has…

Cabrini Literary Group Supports FPV

We are pleased to report that Family Promise of the Verdugos received a generous donation of $2,000 from the Cabrini Literary Guild Philanthropy Committee. Albert Hernandez, Executive Director of Family Promise, was given this donation on June 8 at the annual fundraiser luncheon held at the Oakmont Country Club. The…

2017-2018 Board Members

July 1 is the beginning of our new fiscal year. We have elected new officers and Board members. Congratulations to the following: ·      Nancy Guillen, President ·      Alex Bruno, Vice President ·      Darrin Borders, Treasurer ·      Lisa Patino and Renée Johnson, Co-Secretaries Newly Elected Board Members ·      Kenny Pawlek, USC Verdugos Hills Hospital ·      Patrick Garney, Nickelodeon…

Day Center Gets a Face-Lift

We are pleased to report that during June Warner Bros. began a project to provide a “face-lift” to the Day Center. Warner Bros. employees are volunteering their time and talent to help Family Promise offer our families an attractive and comfortable living space during the day. Renovations include furniture, new storage areas,…