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  • Category Archives: Family and Individual Support

    Volunteer Care Center

    Medical and health center that is staffed by volunteer nurses and physicians, and provides people who cannot afford a doctor or medical care, or for people who have inadequate health insurance.

    Voluntary Action Center

    Provides both community and medical transportation to residents of De Kalb. Also provides senior services, and Meals on Wheels

    The IL Valley Center for Independent Living – IVCIL

    Non-profit and advocacy organization that serves people with disabilities and helps them become more independent. Services include: information and referral, independent living skills training, peer counseling, and advocacy. They also provide programs such as: personal assistant, community reintegration, youth and deaf services, and a volunteer program. Also includes a resource library, equipment closet, and community services.

    The Autism Program – Rockford Service Center

    The Family Community Resource room is open to all who wish to gain more information and understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorder.

    They offer a comprehensive library, with materials that are research based, DVDs, games and toys, social skills groups, training opportunities and various other clinical services.

    Stepping Stones of Rockford

    Private, not-for-profit organization that provides housing and rehabilitation to persons with serious mental illness. Serves adults and their families by providing intensive care management and psychosocial rehabilitation for each individual’s needs. Also provides community education and advocacy on behalf of people with serious mental illnesses.

    St Elizabeth Community Center

    Clothing and household items available, referral required.

    Shelter Care Ministries

    Emergency and transitional housing for families and provides outreach and advocacy for people who are homeless and those who have mental illnesses. Also focuses on the needs of homeless families and adults with mental illnesses.

    ResCare Homecare – Rockford Branch

    Provides patients with companion and housekeeping services, hospital support and care, medication reminders, new baby care and support, personal care and support, post hospitalization care and support, remote monitoring support, respite care, skilled nursing, and suport and care in assisted living facilities.

    Regional Access and Mobilization Project – RAMP

    Resources for individuals with disabilities, independent living, personal assistance, information & referral

    Personal Health-Abuse Services and Education – PHASE

    Outpatient substance abuse treatment services for people of all ages.