P.O. Box 7151, Burbank, CA 91510
Admin: 818.562.7778 Shelter/Services: 818.847.1547 info@FamilyPromiseVerdugos.org

County Supervisor Barger visits Family Promise

On Friday, October 18, Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger and her field Representative Jarrd De Gonia stopped by Family Promise to learn about the work our team is doing to help homeless families with children. Kathryn Barger shared exciting information about what the county is working on for unemployed…

Family Promise of the Verdugos and The Communitas Initiative have agreed to bring their organizations together under the Family Promise name so they can strengthen their homelessness prevention and recovery services in Glendale, Burbank and Northeast Los Angeles. Communitas will begin operating as a core program of Family Promise in…

Parales Family Housed

We would like to give a big congratulations to the Parales family! Miss Parales, a single mother, had been homeless for 6 years and assumed that she could never have kids. However, 13 months ago, the news that she would be having a baby changed her life and inspired her…

School Supplies for All!

Thank you to the Burbank Young Professionals for hosting a supply drive to benefit the families and children living in our shelter, Jerry’s Promise, and our rapid rehousing programs. The aid that BYP was able to provide will go far to help our children are in school and parents who are heading…

Mother Joseph Fund Awards Grant

FPV recently received a crucial grant of $25,000 to be used for providing transportation and supplying necessities for the families in our 90-day shelter through the┬áProvidence St. Josephs Hospital┬áMother Joseph fund. The fund is named for one of the founders of the first Saint Joseph hospital which, since its founding,…

CESH Funds Family Promise

We are thrilled to announce that, this past month, Family Promise of the Verdugos was awarded $111,000 that will be utilized to support more families through a 12 month rental subsidy program. These funds have increased our total grant for the year to $254,000. We are thrilled to continue our…

Glendale YWCA honors Executive Director, Albert Hernandez

We would like to congratulate our Executive Director, Albert Hernandez, who, on October 4th, was presented a Purple Tie award! Albert was one of three recipients who accepted this inaugural award for their contributions and support to domestic violence victims. The award was presented by the leadership team of the Glendale YWCA,…

Al-Ashanti Family Housed

This past month, the Family Promise team supported the Al-Ashanti family, a homeless family of five living in our 90-day shelter. While living in our shelter both mom and dad were able to secure employment and begin generating income. With the help of our compassionate and caring staff, the family of…

Empty Bowl 2019

Purchase Empty Bowl Tickets Here 9th Annual Empty Bowl Date: Sunday, October 20, 2019Time: 11:30am to 2:30pmLocation: Glendale First United Methodist 134 N Kenwood St, Glendale, CA 91206 Empty Bowl’s  basic premise is simple: independent potters, arts associations and other groups within the community create handcrafted ceramic bowls. Guests who purchase…

Welcoming the “Smith” Family

In the month of August, Family Promise and Burbank Housing Corp. worked together to welcome a new family into the Jerry’s Promise transitional housing program. The “Smith” family, a family of four including mom, dad and two daughters, became homeless in recent months after first having lost employment and then,…