NEW: P.O. Box 7151, Burbank, CA 91510

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.

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Holidays at Family Promise

On December 15th, Family Promise of the Verdugos hosted a Holiday Party for all FPV Graduates.  We had nearly 20 former homeless families attend the party.  Families including the Prados, the Mezas, the Haynes, the Lams, and so many more joined us for food, fellowship, and gift exchanging.  It was…

E.D. Presented 2018 Citizen of the Year Award

This past month our Executive Director, Albert Hernandez, was honored with the 2018 Citizen of the Year Award by the Burbank Association of Realtors.  This award is presented to an individual who has a highly ethical reputation with the public and has gone above and beyond to serve the Burbank community.  Albert…

Hope with a Helping Hand

Thank You to the City of Burbank’s Park and Recreation Department and the Park and Recreation Director, Judie Wilke, for hosting our recent Collection Drive.  They collected pillows, blankets, air mattresses, and much more.  As families move into our shelter, they are provided these essentials to live comfortably.  Upon moving into an apartment,…

MOMS Club Burbank Raises Funds for FPV

We’d like to extend a special thanks to the MOMS Club of Burbank East & West for selecting Family Promise as the charity to benefit from their annual Shop Hop event. On Saturday, December 1st, several vendors gathered at South Hills Church for a holiday boutique that included a bake sale, raffle,…

Glendale Kiwanis Brings Comfort!

On Friday, November 30th, the Kiwanis Club of Glendale presented Family Promise with 40 handmade blankets for the families in our shelter. The club, which boasts over 200 members, started the blanket project to challenge its members to handcraft blankets for all of the shelters in our area, including FPV. We would…

BINGO Fundraiser a HIT!

On Sunday, December 2nd, nearly 100 generous FPV supporters came out to play BINGO and enjoy some burgers with us at Hamburger Mary’s in West Hollywood. The event raised over 3,000 dollars for the shelter. The FPV Board, and staff would like to thank everybody that came out in support. It was…

Happy Holidays!

We would like to wish all our friends a wonderful holiday season! This past year brought many new opportunities for our organization and many positive results for our families. We owe it all to our communities and donors!

BINGO at Hamburger Mary’s

Join us for a fun and fierce evening of Legendary Bingo at the world famous Hamburger Mary’s. Sunday, DECEMBER 02, 2018 Arrive by 5:30pm * Show time at 6:00pm $20.00 donation will get you BINGO cards for all games. BINGO Tickets Individual Ticket $20.00 USD2 Tickets $40.00 USD3 Tickets $60.00 USD4…

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…