Community Resources

1

http://rockfordurbanmin.org/about-us/

Founded in 1962, RUM (as Rockford Urban Ministries is affectionately known) is the outreach of 16 United Methodist and 4 other Churches.

2

One Body Collaboratives

If you are in need of help call:
Needs Line: 815-282-4384
Monday - Friday: 9:00am - 1:00pm 

3

https://www.umc.org/en/who-we-are/

The mission of the church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
 

4

Emergency Shelter

Rockford Rescue Mission 815-965-5332
Remedies/ 24-hour Hot Line 815-962-6102
LYDIA/Safe Families for Children 815-240-6604 

5

Day/Drop-in Centers

Carpenter’s Place 815-964-4105
Jubilee Center 815-964-9927  

6

Food Pantries

Salvation Army 815-972-1135
Rock River Valley Food Pantry 815-965-2466
St. Elizabeth Social Center 815-965-6993
Cornucopia 815-962-1380

7

 Financial Assistance 

Rockford Township (Rockford) 815-962-8855
City of Rockford
Department of Human Services
(Community Services Division)
serving Boone and Winnebago including LIHEAP information 815-987-5711 

8

Miscellaneous

Northwestern Illinois Area Agency on Aging (NIAAA)
Senior issues and referrals 815-226-4901
Home Start
Mortgage issues 815 962-2011
Family Credit Counseling
Budgeting and debt consolidation 815-484-1600
Crusader Community Health
Medical clinics, dental and prescription 815-490-1600 

9

211 United Way

24 hours per day/7 days a week
Shelter
Disaster recovery
Food Pantries
Daycare
Counseling
Disability resources
Drug/Alcohol rehabilitation
Crisis calls
Elder care
Rent or utility assistance dial 211