P.O. Box 7151, Burbank, CA 91510
Admin: 818.562.7778 Shelter/Services: 818.847.1547 info@FamilyPromiseVerdugos.org

Family Promise of the Verdugos

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Our Mission

To assist families experiencing homelessness in gaining independence by transitioning into permanent housing and employment, with the support of our community.

Who Do We Help

We assist 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

In the 90-Day Shelter we serve up to four families at once. The actual number of individuals varies depending on the make up of each family but will never exceed 14. However, through the combined efforts of all programming we serve nearly 50 households per day.

Length of Stay in FPV

While FPV emphasizes being a 90-day Back to Work programThe average length of stay has been between 54 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 300 families. In 2018, 97% of families attained housing.

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About Us

Family Promise of the Verdugos (FPV) is a non-profit homeless service agency. Since 2010, FPV has operated a successful 90-Day shelter in partnership with local congregations. In 2017, FPV began a partnership with the City of Burbank to implement two variations of Rapid Rehousing. And, in 2019, in partnership with the Burbank Housing Corporation and City of Burbank we opened our first Transitional Housing program called Jerry's Promise. Through all these services and more we provide services to nearly 50 households per day.

Tickets On Sale Now! 6th Annual Gala

Click Here to Purchase TICKETS, SPONSORSHIPS AND PROGRAM AD’S or visit FPVGala.GiveSmart.comJoin us for the 6th Annual Gala & Awards: Family Promise Goes Hollywood!The event will take place onFriday, March 27, 2020inside the Universal Studios Theme ParkCheck-in at the entrance of the Theme Park,Walk over to the Streets of the…

Disney Annual Adopt a Family Day

This past month, the Walt Disney Company held their annual Disney Adopt-A-Family program. This annual event rallys hundreds of Disney employees to adopt families living in shelters or transitional housing from various organizations, including Family Promise. Each family receives a series of gifts that are personalized especially for them, from toys to clothes…

Providence St. Joseph Coordinates Holiday Drive

For the fourth year in a row, Family Promise has had the privilege of benefiting from the Providence St. Joseph Medical Center holiday drive. This year, Family Promise staff were able to go on a “shopping spree” to select items that will aid the families in our 90-day shelter and rapid rehousing program. Crucial…

ED Joins Chamber Board

Congratulations to our Executive Director Albert Hernandez, who was recently appointed to the Burbank Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors. Albert continues to support our community beyond the Family Promise doors, and this new position will help bring positive growth to those that call Burbank their home. 

Breakfast with Santa

Thank you to the many partners who came out on Sunday, December 8th to our first ever Breakfast with Santa. Attendees were able to enjoy pancakes and eggs with Santa before participating in a raffle for fun Christmas prizes. Between breakfast and prizes, there were special opportunities for a professional photo…

The Michion Family Housed

This past month one of our LA Family Housing families moved out of the crisis housing program and into a new apartment in North Hollywood. The Michion family— a single mother and her 5 children– has been facing homelessness for the past six months. After the father abandoned the family and…

BINGO Fundraiser – Jan. 12

Come and hang out with us at Hamburger Mary’s in West Hollywood, as we raise money for homeless families all while laughing and playing some Drag Queen Bingo, hosted by Bingo Boy and a special Drag Queen Bingo Hostess with our celebrity host TBD! I promise you have never had…

Thank You Gain

We would like to thank the employees at GAIN Federal Credit Union for hosting the shelter families with a brunch on Thanksgiving morning. The employees at GAIN made all our families feel extra special by providing a meal and spending quality time with them. Thank you to all those involved especially Brock Collins who…

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NZH Fitness Food Drive

Special thanks to our new friends at NZH Fitness in Glendale who held a Food Drive at one of their weekly Work-Out Sessions. Nzhde Avag-Petrosyan, owner of NZH Fitness, is a dynamic young man who cares about the community and the members who are in need. He helped us keep…