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.

Thank You Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital

We would like to thank the team from Dignity Health, led by Kelli Strese, for their recent monetary and in-kind donation to Family Promise. The team from Dignity Health held a week long cookie challenge fundraiser which garnered over $700 in funds. In addition, the members of the team donated…

Family Promise Day hosted by the Burbank Young Professionals

We would like to extend a heartfelt THANK YOU to the Burbank Young Professionals, a Burbank Chamber of Commerce committee, who hosted our families to a fun day of food, friendship, and activities. Families from our shelter and rapid rehousing program were treated to a delicious breakfast from Chick Fil-A…

Empty Bowl a Hit!

On Sunday, October 20, Family Promise of the Verdugos hosted the 9th annual Empty Bowl luncheon at the beautiful Glendale First United Methodist Church. Over 400 guests attended the event to support the work we do each and every day for homeless families and children. Guests were able to take…

County Supervisor Barger visits Family Promise

On Friday, October 18, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and her field Representative Jarrd De Gonia stopped by Family Promise to learn about the work our team is doing to help homeless families with children. Kathryn Barger shared exciting information about what the county is working on for unemployed…

Family Promise of the Verdugos and The Communitas Initiative have agreed to bring their organizations together under the Family Promise name so they can strengthen their homelessness prevention and recovery services in Glendale, Burbank and Northeast Los Angeles. Communitas will begin operating as a core program of Family Promise in…

Parales Family Housed

We would like to give a big congratulations to the Parales family! Miss Parales, a single mother, had been homeless for 6 years and assumed that she could never have kids. However, 13 months ago, the news that she would be having a baby changed her life and inspired her…

School Supplies for All!

Thank you to the Burbank Young Professionals for hosting a supply drive to benefit the families and children living in our shelter, Jerry’s Promise, and our rapid rehousing programs. The aid that BYP was able to provide will go far to help our children are in school and parents who are heading…

Mother Joseph Fund Awards Grant

FPV recently received a crucial grant of $25,000 to be used for providing transportation and supplying necessities for the families in our 90-day shelter through the Providence St. Josephs Hospital Mother Joseph fund. The fund is named for one of the founders of the first Saint Joseph hospital which, since its founding,…

CESH Funds Family Promise

We are thrilled to announce that, this past month, Family Promise of the Verdugos was awarded $111,000 that will be utilized to support more families through a 12 month rental subsidy program. These funds have increased our total grant for the year to $254,000. We are thrilled to continue our…