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.


Gala Tickets Available Here!

Our 2018 Annual Gala: Coming Up Roses is scheduled for Saturday, March 24, 2018. All funds raised at this event will support the programs offered by Family Promise of the Verdugos for homeless children and their families. Your ticket includes dinner overlooking the field and a tour of the beautiful…

Record Number of Families Housed!

During the month of December, Family Promise of the Verdugos was able to assist many families in attaining their dreams of moving back into stable housing.  We would like to congratulate three families; the Bethancourt Family, the Nathaniel Family and the Bruce Family. The Bethancourt Family, a single mother and three children,…

Generous Holiday Donation for Families

During the month of December, Family Promise of the Verdugos received a large amount of donations for our families from our community. We, at Family Promise of the Verdugos, would like to extend a heartfelt, big “Thank You” to the following community organizations who adopted our families during the Holiday…

Day Center Receives Makeover thanks to WB

The Warner Bros. Community Builders Program selected Family Promise of the Verdugos as one of four organizations to support for a makeover project.  A team of Warner Bros. employees led by Norman Barnett have been focusing on giving our Family Promise Day Center a makeover that will provide our families with a sense of…

One West Bank Collection Drive

GIVE the gift of warmth Be a part of our Share the Warmth Drive In the spirit of the holiday season, let’s work together and help make sure everyone stays warm this winter. OneWest Bank has partnered with non-profit organizations* throughout Southern California, and you are invited to join us….

Teens Serve Thanksgiving Lunch

On Sunday, November 19th teenagers from the Boys & Girls Club of Pasadena stopped by the Family Promise Day Center to cook a special Thanksgiving Lunch for our families. The teenagers raised funds throughout the year that benefit local projects. During the month of November the group chose to utilize…

BCFCU Helps FPV Graduate

One of Family Promises’ families, the Mezas, moved into their own apartment in November. The Mezas worked very hard to save the funds necessary to move in and to create an emergency fund. They knew it would take some time to save enough funds to purchase household items; however, the…

ED Garners Top 30 Visionary Award

On November 30, 2017 at the Theatre At Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, our Executive Director, Albert Hernandez, received the 2017 Visionaries Awards as one of the top thirty individuals named as outstanding alumni in the thirty year history of the Southern California Leadership Network (SCLN). The SCLN is a…

FP Week a Hit!

The week of October 22–28 marked the annual celebration of “National Family Promise Week.” This week-long celebration is held to raise awareness of child homelessness and our contributions to the issue and highlight the key partners who are helping us educate families to be self-sufficient. To kick off National Family…

Empty Bowl a Winner!

On Sunday, October 15, friends of Family Promise of the Verdugos came out in full force for our 7th Annual Empty Bowl Fundraiser. The event took place at a new venue this year, St. Charles Borromeo Church, North Hollywood. The event brought together over 400 individuals from our partnering congregations and corporate…