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.


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…

Families Back in Housing

We are thrilled to share the success of one of our homeless Family Promise of the Verdugos’ families that moved into secure housing with the support of our Rapid Re-Housing Program (RRP). The Juarez Family, a single mother and her teenage son, was referred to Family Promise by the Glendale YWCA.  The family was…

Saying Goodbye to a Friend

Former Family Promise of the Verdugos Board Member Anna “Becky” Haase has passed away. On Friday, March 2, 2018 Becky passed away after her battle with cancer. Becky served on the Family Promise Board for three years and was a strong contributor to building the infrastucture of our financial policies. Becky was…

Gala Tickets Available Here!

Our 2018 Annual Gala: Coming Up Roses is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, 2018. All funds raised at this event will support the programs offered by Family Promise of the Verdugos for homeless children and their families. Your ticket includes dinner overlooking the field and a tour of the beautiful…

Record Number of Families Housed!

During the month of December, Family Promise of the Verdugos was able to assist many families in attaining their dreams of moving back into stable housing.  We would like to congratulate three families; the Bethancourt Family, the Nathaniel Family and the Bruce Family. The Bethancourt Family, a single mother and three children,…