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.

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A Great Opportunity by CFV

Family Promise of the Verdugos was 1 of 6 community non-profits invited to the “How to Make a Difference in Your Community on the New Political Landscape” event hosted by Community Foundation of the Verdugos. Albert Hernandez, Executive Director at FPV, was asked to prepare a 3 minute speech to inform…

Making A Difference

Family Promise is proud to provide updates on two current families in our care. The first family is “Jane” and her 13-year-old daughter. They entered our program late February, and “Jane” was able to find employment within 3 weeks. She is currently working at the human resources department for a…

Welcome St. David’s to FPV

Family Promise would like to thank Rector Jose Porch from St. David’s Anglican Church in Burbank, CA for believing in our mission. St. David’s has joined our network of faith-based organizations to serve as hosts for FPV families. With about 250 active members, St. David’s Church is an Anglican Church….

2017 Gala

Save the Date – Saturday, April 15, 2017 Family Promise of the Verdugos will be having their 3rd Annual Gala “Take Flight to End Homelessness.” The event will take place at the Grand Central Air Terminal – 1310 Air Way, Glendale, CA 91201 Join us as we honor Senator Anthony…

Restaurant Fundraiser

Join us on February 16, 2017 anytime between 11:00am and 9:00pm at the Barragan’s Restaurant in Burbank for our monthly Restaurant Fundraiser. Share this flyer or simply mention Family Promise at the time of purchase and 20% of your payment will go back to Family Promise. Share this flyer with…

Mother Joseph Fund Grant Awarded

For the second year in a row Family Promise of the Verdugos was awarded a grant from Providence St. Joseph’s Hospital, through their Mother Joseph Fund. This fund receives its name from Mother Joseph of the Sacred Heart, a Sister of Providence who devoted her life to aiding the poor, sheltering the homeless, and…

Happy Holidays!

On behalf of the staff and families served this past year we would like to wish all of our friends of Family Promise a wonderful holiday season. Without you all in our lives we would not be able to help homeless families get back on their feet and be successful….

Avery Dennison Foundation

We would like to take this time to thank the team from Avery Dennison who came by this past month to cook dinner for the families in our program. The Avery Dennison team was led by Kara Carrier who helped coordinate the project. We thank the team for taking time…

365 Days of Support!

In a years time our CLUB 365 program has increased its membership from 10 individuals to over 70 individuals. The 365 members support our organization with a monetary donation of $1 or more a day. The impact these funds have made are tremendous and vital to the organizations growth. We…

3rd Annual Gala

Save the Date – Saturday, April 15, 2017 Family Promise of the Verdugos will be having their 3rd Annual Gala “Take Flight to End Homelessness.” The event will take place at the Grand Central Air Terminal – 1310 Air Way, Glendale, CA 91201 Sponsorship Opportunities are available Amelia Earhart Sponsor…