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.

Services

Buy Your Empty Bowl Tickets TODAY!

EMPTY BOWL 2018 – Sunday, October 21, 2018 St. Charles-Boromeo Church in North Hollywood, CA Empty Bowl started as an international grassroots effort to fight hunger. FP-Verdugos hosted the fundraiser to continue providing safe shelter, meals and support to homeless families. The basic premise is simple: independent potters, arts associations…

South Hills Church Donates “Beyond Their Walls”

On Saturday September 29, South Hills Community Church invited Family Promise Executive Director Albert Hernandez to join them for a special service that would include the first of many church projects through their “Beyond Our Walls” segment. Through an initiative of raising funds from their parishioners South Hills Church was…

Lam Family Finds Housing

When the Glendale Community Services & Parks Department referred the Lam family to Family Promise in August, they were homeless and living in a motel through a voucher program. However, although they never made it out to our shelter, they did qualify for our Rapid Rehousing program. By working hard and making…

CLUB 365 Donor Appreciation Event

We recently invited all of our CLUB 365 members to come out and join us for our annual Donor Appreciation event. This year, we hosted the event at the historic Alex Theatrein Glendale, where we met with more than 100 individuals who each generously contribute one dollar—or more—every day towards…

Hilton Garden Inn Donation Drive

Through the months of August and September, the Hilton Garden Inn team will be holding a back to school supply collection drive on behalf of the families in our program. The drive will be held at Burbank’s Hilton Garden Inn, located at 401 South San Fernando Boulevard. Any support that…

Perez Family Moves Out!

Family Promise of the Verdugos would like to congratulate the Perez family who, as of the beginning of this September, has signed the lease to their new apartment! The family of two joined Family Promise back in June after having lost their home.  Fortunately, the two were able to take…

Meet the Team!

This past month we brought on board Elizabeth “Lisa” Partida to fill in a new position here of Housing Stabilizer. Partida will oversee our Rapid Rehousing programs in partnership with the city of Glendale Continuum of Care and Emergency Solutions Grant. Partida’s responsibilities will be to provide supportive services to the families living…

Lee Family Back Into Housing

The “Lee Family”, a single mother and her 19-month old son, joined our program earlier this year. Prior to joining our program the family was sleeping in a tent along the Los Angeles River with no place to go. With the support from Family Promise the family was given shelter, meals…

Back In Housing

The Dickson family joined Family Promise’s 90 Day Shelter on May 10, 2018 after having lost their apartment. The Dickson family, a family of 3; Father, Mother and toddler, spent their time wisely while living in our program. The father, Lauren worked hard on securing employment sending out resumes and making phone…