Rockford Rescue Mission - Rockford, IL
715 West State Street
Rockford, IL 61102
: (815) 965-5332
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Description: We provide emergency shelter, addiction recovery and 3 meals every day free of charge to anyone,not just those who are staying with us.
Men's Crisis Center
The Men's Crisis Center offers short-term housing for up to 130 homeless men and is located at 715 West State Street, and the entrance is located on the east side of the building off Rockton Avenue. The Center provides safe shelter, food and clothing, as well as case management, community resources and medical services. Check-in is immediately following dinner at 7 p.m.
Women's Crisis Center
The Women's Crisis Center allows the Mission to offer short-term housing for up to 48 homeless women and mothers with children and is located at 809 Cedar Street. The Center provides safe shelter, food and clothing, as well as case management, life-skills training, community resources and medical services. We help coordinate services for children, including public schooling and emergency daycare. Breakfast and lunch is available at the Mission's main facility, Hope Place, but dinner is provided at the Women's Crisis Center each evening. Check-in is at 6 p.m., and dinner is served at 7 p.m.
Volunteers Requests by Rockford Rescue Mission: At Rockford Rescue Mission, we feel we have the best volunteers in the world. Whether it is serving a meal, tutoring in our education center, serving coffee at the cafe, or mentoring a recovering man or woman, you can make a difference. Hundreds of people selflessly serve each year at the Mission, and we couldn\'t do what we do without our volunteers. If you have questions about volunteering call (815) 965-5332 ext 151.
Donation Requests by Rockford Rescue Mission: Thanks to the generosity of our donors, quality clothing, household and gift items are provided at discount prices through our resale store. Our Thrift Store provides operating income for Mission programs. It also provides training opportunities for Mission residents. The Mission\'s Thrift Store is open to the public. Store hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday 9 to 5. Items may be dropped off between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Saturday, at the Thrift Store, 2710 20th St. We offer a convenient drive-through drop-off for donations. We accept: Household items Linens Decorations Furniture Toys Books Clothing Shoes Small appliances Large appliances â€“ if working and in sell-able condition We cannot accept: Hazardous materials Used mattresses Non-working large appliances Cribs, car seats and other items that hold infants and toddlers Consumer electronics such as TVs and computers.
If you have pictures of the shelter, I will upload them on this page. Please email me with the name of your shelter and the pictures to: HomelessSupport@gmail.com
Many of these shelters now have waiting lists. Please call before going to them. Many waiting lists are very long. Shelters and service also go out of business. Always call ahead to confirm that this location is still active. If you find that this location is no longer operating, please send us a comment using the form below.
Do you have items to donate? Contact Rockford Rescue Mission at the phone number provided above to see if they can use any items you may have to donate.