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
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