Year by Year Highlights

  • Founded in 2009, Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission began as a small ministry run out of San Pablo Lutheran Church in Sun Valley where volunteers cooked and served hot meals to homeless men, women and children.
  • Moved to a 26,000 sq. ft facility in Sun Valley and began providing showers, life-skills classes and case management.
  • Opened John E. White House of Hope recovery program for men in Arleta.
  • Opened Genesis House, a 30-bed facility in Pacoima for homeless families.
  • Opened our first social enterprise Thrift Store in Granada Hills.
  • Opened the BRIDGE, a 17-bed transitional housing facility for men in Canoga Park.
  • Took over operation of the Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority’s Cold Weather Shelters in Pacoima and Sylmar with a total of 290 beds.
  • Opened our second social enterprise Thrift Store in Santa Clarita.
  • Relocated our homeless services to Van Nuys, expanded services and named the program the HELP Center
  • Opened our third thrift store in Simi Valley.
  • Converted the BRIDGE program to a 38-bed shelter for youth ages 18-24 in Burbank called The Landing.
  • Opened Shepherd’s House, a 48-bed crisis housing program in the West San Fernando Valley for homeless families with children.
  • Opened (2) 50-Bed Cold Weather Shelters in Antelope Valley.
  • Opened a 48-bed crisis housing facility for homeless moms and kids called Casa de Vida located in the West Valley.
  • Opened a Safe Parking shelter in Palmdale for 30 cars
  • Launched a weekly Motel Meal Program to address hunger issues of the more than 400 homeless families living in motels in the Valley.
  • Opened our fourth thrift store in Palmdale.
  • Pandemic shelters as part of the Covid response 6 sites plus two trailer sites
  • Raymer shelter
  • Navigation center
  • Van Nuy Shelter
  • Opened our fifth social enterprise Thrift Store in Lancaster.
  • February, Chandler Tiny Homes opened.
  • April, Alexandria Tiny Homes opened.
  • May, Reseda Tiny Homes opened.
  • August, Tarzana Tiny Homes opened.
  • September, Whitsett West Tiny Homes opened.
  • November, Arroyo Seco Tiny Homes opened.
  • Opened the 107-bed facility the Trebek Center
  • Opened a 43 unit, 100 bed facility for families experiencing homelessness – The Alvarado
  • Opened a 100 unit, 400 bed facility for families experiencing homelessness – The Woodlands
  • Opened a Veterans Tiny Home Village.

We are currently spread out over 15 facilities

and proudly offer


Family and Youth Beds


Interim Housing Beds


Recovery Beds