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.


Coral Cafe Fundraiser

Nice turnout at Coral Cafe with so many Family Promise friends. Great food and service by the wait staff.

Families Housed!

Davis family with their new landlord from GV Properties The Davis family, a mother and her teenage daughter who have been homeless over a year, are now housed. The two were able to enroll in our Rapid Rehousing Program thanks to the hard work of our staff and our partnership with…

South Hills Burbank Provides Move-in Kits!

Throughout the month of February, South Hills Church in Burbank held a collection drive to gather various supplies to be used for Move-In kits. The kits are designed for families that are transitioning back into housing, and will be a huge help. As many of you know, when a family…

Dignity Health Awards Grant to FPV

On Friday, February 15th, Dignity Health Glendale Memorial Hospital held their annual Awards Luncheon at the Stauffer Auditorium. The event brings together a number of nonprofits, hospital staff and members of the foundation’s committee. We are delighted to share that the hospital awarded FPV a $28,000 grant which will be…

Volunteer Day at Jerry’s Promise

On Saturday, February 16th, various local service clubs, corporations and groups came out to the new Jerry’s Promise facility to donate new furniture for the first three families. We also had volunteers come out to build furniture and decorate the rooms. We couldn’t have done it without their help, and…

Glendale Kiwanis Foundation Awards Grant

This past month the Glendale Kiwanis Foundation presented Family Promise with a grant to support the children living in our shelter. The grant will be utilized to provide the basic needs a child needs while living in our shelter. Supplies like diapers, wipes, clothing, school supplies and more are just an example…

Coral Cafe Fundraiser

Join us for our next Restaurant Fundraiser, on Tuesday, March 12 at the legendary Coral Cafe at 3321 Burbank Blvd. Stop by anytime between 8:00am and 10:00pm, present the flyer below and a portion of your ticket sales will be donated to Family Promise of the Verdugos. Also, we will…

5th Annual Gala 4/6/2019

5th Annual Gala – Save the Date – Saturday, April 6th, 2019 The 5th Annual Gala: A Rendezvous at the Zoo will be taking place at the beautiful Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens on Saturday, April 6th, 2019. The annual event brings together over 300 of Family Promise’s supporters for…

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…