COMMUNITY RESOURCES

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Here is a list of some of the resources available in our community. If you would like assistance locating any of these services, you may contact Parent and Community Liaison Rachel León at 815.227.8455 or via email. There's also a telephone line for free information and referrals for community services in Winnebago county: ​

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CLOTHING ASSISTANCE

​BECCA'S CLOSET         (formal wear assistance for teens)                                                  815.997.4350

Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd: 1829 N. Rockton Avenue Rockford, IL 61103                            website

JUST BREATHE 815         (free clothing for homeless teens/ young adults)                        815.914.0532

2nd First Church: 318 N. Church Street Rockford, IL 61101     

 Open: Thursdays and Sundays from 4:30pm-8pm      website

ST. ELIZABETH'S CENTER     (free clothing and misc. items)                            815.965.6993

1505 S. Main Street Rockford, IL 61102   
                  
Open: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9am-11am          website​​

COMMUNITY KITCHENS

CARPENTER'S PLACE       Open: Monday-Friday 9-9:30am & 12:30-1pm                      815.964.4105​

1149 Railroad Avenue Rockford, IL 61104                                                                                                    website

EMMANUEL LUTHERAN   

Open: 4th Monday of the month & Saturday-Sunday from 11:30am-12:30pm

​920 3rd Avenue Rockford, IL 61107

ROCKFORD RESCUE MISSION    

Open: Monday-Saturday 7am-8am & 12pm & 6pm

715 W. State Street Rockford, IL 61102                                                                                                        website

SHELTER CARE MINISTRIES (Jubilee Center)        

Open: Saturdays at 12pm

412 N. Church Street Rockford, IL 61103 (enter on N. Court Street entrance)                                        website

ST. ELIZABETH CENTER      

 Open: from September to May on Tuesdays & Wednesdays 11am-12:30pm

1505 S. Main Street Rockford, IL 61102                                                                                                      website​

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COUNSELING/ MENTAL HEALTH

​FAMILY COUNSELING SERVICES    (counseling services)                                           815.962.5585

210 North Longwood Street Rockford, IL 61107                                                                                        website​                                                                

ROSECRANCE WARE CENTER   ​​​(adult mental health treatment)                                 815.391.1000

2704 N. Main St. Rockford, IL 61103                                                                                                            website​

​​ROSECRANCE BERRY CENTER   ​(child/ teen mental health treatment)                       815.391.1000

8616 Northern Avenue Rockford, IL 61107                                                                                                 website​

DENTAL CARE

​​CRUSADER COMMUNITY HEALTH   ​​​(accepts Medicaid)                                         ​815.490.1600

1200 W. State Street Rockford, IL 61102                                                                                                      website

100 Broadway Rockford, IL 61104

​1215 N. Alpine Rd. Rockford, IL 61107​

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELP

​REMEDIES           (domestic violence shelter, help available 24 hours a day)                           815.962.6102  

220 Easton Parkway Rockford, IL 61108                                                                                                     website​

 

FINANCIAL AND EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE

AMERICAN RED CROSS                       ​ ​815.963.8471

727 North Church Street Rockford, IL 61103​   (Disaster relief to victims of disaster)                                 website​

​​CATHOLIC CHARITIES                                                                                                         815.544.5434      

102 S. Madison Street Rockford, IL 61104   ​(emergency assistance)                                                           website​           

CITY OF ROCKFORD HUMAN SERVICES                                     844.710.6919

555 N. Court Street Rockford, IL 61103           (homeless services, LIHEAP, and Weatherization)               website​

​​ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES (IL DHS)            815.987.7620

171 Executive Parkway Rockford, IL 61107    (SNAP, TANF, and Medicaid)                                                website    

 

​FOOD PANTRIES

​CHRIST THE CARPENTER       Open: Mondays 12:30pm-2pm (Closed first Monday of the month)      

1100 S. Winnebago Street Rockford, IL 61102

CHRISTIAN UNION            Open: Thursdays 9am-12pm

1705 Kilburn Avenue Rockford, IL 61101

CORNUCOPIA                     Open: Tuesdays, Thursdays, & the 3rd Saturday of the month 9am-11am

402 Market Street Rockford, IL 61107                                                                       815.962.1380

EMMANUEL LUTHERAN           Open: Mondays & Fridays 9:30am-11:30am

920 3rd Avenue Rockford, IL 61107

GOD'S GLORY                            Open: 3rd Saturday of the month 12pm-2pm

1250 S. Perryville Road Rockford, IL 61108                      (Only available for 61108 and 61109 zipcodes) ​

LIVING WORD                                       Open: 3rd Thursday of the month 12pm-2pm

4426 Virginia Avenue Rockford, IL 61101                          (Only available for 61101 and 61103 zipcodes)

ROCK RIVER VALLEY                          (Can only visit one of the locations once per month)

421 S. Rockton Avenue Rockford, IL 61102        Open: Monday-Friday from 1pm-4pm 815.965.2466

1100 Broadway Rockford, IL 61104                     Open: Monday-Friday from 10am-12pm

SALVATION ARMY  815.972.1135

416 S. Madison Street Rockford, IL 61104  (Must call on a Monday to make an appointment. Phones open at 9am.)

ST. ELIZABETH CENTER          Open: Monday-Thursday 1pm-2:30pm & Fridays from 9:30-10:30am

1505 S. Main Street Rockford, IL 61102

SOUL'S HARBOR                       Open: 2nd & 4th Monday of the month 11:45-12:45pm

2802 S. Main Street Rockford, IL 61102

 

​HEALTH CARE

​​CRUSADER COMMUNITY HEALTH   ​​​(accepts Medicaid)                                    ​815.490.1600

1200 W. State Street Rockford, IL 61102                                                                                                 website​

100 Broadway Rockford, IL 61104

​1215 N. Alpine Rd. Rockford, IL 61107​​

 

HOUSING RESOURCES

CITY OF ROCKFORD HUMAN SERVICES​ ​​                                                      844.710.6919

(Housing services for families who are homeless or residing in an unsafe living situation)

555 N. Court Street Rockford, IL 61103                                                                                                 website

ROCKFORD TOWNSHIP                                                                                                     815.962.8855

(Emergency Housing Assistance for families with children close to eviction)

119 North Church Street, Suite 400 Rockford, IL 61101                                                                        website​

​ROCKFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY                                                                 815.489.8500

(low income housing and Section 8)

223 S. Winnebago Street Rockford, IL 61102                                                                                          website​

WINNEBAGO COUNTY HOUSING AUTHORITY                                  815.963.2133​   

(low income housing and Section 8)

3617 Delaware Street Rockford, IL 61102                                                                                               website​

 

LEGAL HELP/ ADVOCACY

​PRAIRIE STATE LEGAL SERVICES​   (sliding scale/ pro bono legal services)          815.965.2902

303 N. Main Street, Suite 600 Rockford, IL 61101                                                                                        website​

​​RAMP  ​(children and youth education and advocacy for students with IEPs and 504 Plans)         815.968.7467

202 Market Street Rockford, IL 61107                                                                                                          website​

 

​​SHELTERS

ROCKFORD RESCUE MISSION                                                                            815.965.5332

715 W. State Street Rockford, IL 61102                                                                                                  website

(women & children go to Women's Crisis Center, men to Men's Crisis Center)

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SUBSTANCE ABUSE HELP

​​REMEDIES                              (substance abuse/addiction treatment)                           815.962.0871

220 Easton Parkway Rockford, IL 61108                                                                                                 website​

ROSECRANCE   ​                                                                                                                     815.391.1000

1601 N. University Drive Rockford, IL 61107     ​(adolescent substance abuse treatment)                     website​   

3815 Harrison Avenue Rockford, IL 61108        (adult substance abuse treatment)                               website ​    


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