Social Services

The Salvation Army provides social services to individuals and families who find themselves without the basic necessities for survival. In Winnebago County, year-round services provide food pantry assistance, utility assistance, domestic violence counseling, employment resources, fire/crisis resources, and case management/referrals. Other programs and services available throughout the county and Rockford include Pathway to Hope, Friday Night Patrol, Women’s Restorative Justice Program (WRJP), After School Programming and Summer Day Camp, and a Teen Center.

Our Social Services Center is located at 416 S. Madison St. in Rockford, and is open 9:00 am – 4:00 pm, Monday – Friday. Please call 815-972-1135 to make an appointment or to request additional information.

Seasonal Programs include:

Postal Food Drive (May)
Clothes for Kids (August)
Koats for Kids (October)
Jail Toy Lift (December)
Adopt a Family (December)
Food for Needy Drive (December)
Toy Shop (December)

We are proud to partner with:

United Way of Rock River Valley
Community Foundation of Northern Illinois
NICOR Sharing Program
Rock Energy Cooperative Care Program (S. Beloit only)
American Water H2O Program (S. Beloit only)
Remedies Domestic Violence Shelter
The Salvation Army Thrift Stores
Crusader Clinic
Workforce Connection
Rockford Rescue Mission
Shelter Care Ministries
Ace Coffee Bar
United States Post Office
Rockford Public Schools (RPS)
Cherryvale Mall
Rockford Register Star
Lamar Outdoor Advertising
Coca-Cola Bottling Company
Bachrodt Auto Mall
Rockford’s Country 98.5
Logli Supermarkets
Hilander Supermarkets
Pepsi-Cola Bottling Company
Rockford Products