History

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.

2009
2010

Moved to a 26,000 sf 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.

2011
2012

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.

2013
2014

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 ad named the program the HELP Center.

2015
2016

Opened a 30-bed Recuperative Care Center in Mission Hills.
Opened our third social enterprise Thrift Store in Simi Valley.

Transferred the Recuperative Care Center to Harbor Recuperative Care.

2017
2018

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.

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