Background & History
Family Promise of the Verdugos, FPV, opened in July 2010. It is one of over 201 networks across the country affiliated with Family Promise, a national non-profit organization committed to helping homeless families to achieve lasting independence. Family Promise helps mobilize communities by providing safe shelter, meals, and support services for homeless families. With the help of local congregations and volunteers, Family Promise of the Verdugos serves the geographic area that includes: Burbank, Glendale, North Hollywood, Pasadena, La Crescenta and Eagle Rock, California.
To assist families experiencing homelessness gain independence by transitioning into permanent housing and employment with the support of our community.
Our vision is to be leading community organization committed to building a brighter future by ending homelessness, one family at a time.
Dignity: Treat each person with honor and appreciation.
Compassion: Demonstrate understanding, care, and concern.
Respect: Acknowledge the feelings, wishes, rights and traditions of others.
Empowerment: Promote self-sufficiency and confidence.
Hope: Face the future with optimism.