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.


NCL Donates $2,400

Thanks are due the Burbank Chapter of the National Charity League for its generous donation of $2,400. This gift will be used to support the essential needs of our families. FPV is especially grateful to the National Charity League for its continuing aid, year after year. This organization not only…

Albert Hernandez Honored by SCLN

Congratulations to Albert Hernandez, Executive Director of Family Promise of the Verdugos, for receiving the “30-in-30” award from the Southern California Leadership Network on May 19. Albert’s experience with Leadership L.A. and his 16 years of work with nonprofits led to his being recognized for this prestigious award. In Albert’s own words,…

Empty Bowl 2017

Save the Date: Sunday, October 15, 2017 at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Toluca Lake, CA (11:30 am to 2:30 pm) Empty Bowl started as an international grassroots effort to fight hunger. FP-Verdugos is hosting the fundraiser to continue providing safe shelter, meals and support to homeless families. The basic…

Thank You Pasadena Rotary!

Family Promise, along with 18 other local nonprofits, received a grant from the Pasadena Rotary Foundation on April 26, 2017. Albert Hernandez, FPV Executive Director, is a former member of the club and felt great to go back and receive support from the group. This specific grant will be invested…


Congratulations are in order for the Stewart family who has been able to secure housing within 3 months of joining Family Promise. The family of two has moved into an apartment in Eagle Rock. We wish them best and thank all our donors and congregations for their support. Family Promise…

3rd Annual Gala Update

Credit to David Laurell, Burbank Leader… While there may by scant little, if any, glamour or romance associated with today’s world of commercial aviation, the staff, executive board and close to 300 supporters of Family Promise of the Verdugos took a step back in time, to an era when those…

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…