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.


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.

Empty Bowl 2019

DATE: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 20, 2019 TIME: 11:30am to 2:30pmLOCATION: GLENDALE FIRST UNITED METHODIST Empty Bowl’s  basic premise is simple: independent potters, arts associations and other groups within the community create handcrafted ceramic bowls. Guests who purchase Adult tickets to a simple meal of soup, bread and dessert donated by area restaurants and…

Welcoming the “Smith” Family

In the month of August, Family Promise and Burbank Housing Corp. worked together to welcome a new family into the Jerry’s Promise transitional housing program. The “Smith” family, a family of four including mom, dad and two daughters, became homeless in recent months after first having lost employment and then,…

First Family Housed with New CESH Program

This past month, Family Promise secured a $154,000 grant from City of Glendale to operate a Rapid Rehousing program with funding from the California Emergency Solutions & Housing grant. This generous grant enables us to serve ten families with up to 12 months of rental subsidies, case management, and a one-time security deposit. This…

Thank you, Lil’ Nudge Production! “If the Shoe Fits, Buy It!”

On Saturday, August 24, the Lil’ Nudge Production company hosted a played entitled If the Shoe Fits, Buy It! The play benefited Family Promise with 100% of ticket sales and profits from concession snacks contributing directly to our mission of helping homeless families. The event raised nearly $500!We would like to extend our thanks…

Kiwanis Literacy Club of Southern California donate school supplies

As the 2019 school year begins, the children and youth who are living in our shelter are finding themselves in need of school supplies and backpacks to help them hit the ground running and meet their educational goals. As such, we would like to thank the KLCSC for their recent contribution of…

National Charity League Burbank Awards FPV Grant!

National Charity League – Burbank Chapter is a group of mothers and daughters who volunteer their time to assist with projects that benefit the community. The organization volunteers many hours throughout the year by providing meals and spending quality time with our families. This past month the organization awarded Family…

UME at it Again!

For the past couple years, the UME Federal Credit Union team has made the time to stop by Magnolia Park United Methodist church any time our families are sleeping over. The UME team has so much energy and are so compassionate to our families. Thanks for the yummy In-And-Out dinner and the…

Granville Serves Up Dinner!

We would like to give a BIG thank you to Alexander T. Davis and his entire team from Granville Restaurants for generously providing a delicious dinner last month. The Granville team not only provided dinner but also stayed to participate in activities in the play yard. Thank you to our new partners, Granville! We…

California Foundation for Stronger Communities Grant Awarded

We would like to thank the California Foundation for Stronger Communities for their recent grant to Family Promise in the amount of $35,000. Their donation will support the general operations of our 90-day shelter, which welcomes a minimum of 80 homeless families a year. These funds will support the needs of the…

Annual Donor Appreciation Event at Talaria!

On Friday, July 26, over 100 guests packed the beautiful Pub and Courtyard at Burbank’s Talaria for our annual donor appreciation event & report to the community. The guests were comprised of our annual CLUB 365 members & event sponsors, who came out to mingle and enjoy a meal. Thanks to all…