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Doing The Most to Help Families

Services are provided at 520 Hollister Avenue. Contact us at 815-972-1135.

Broken families can be healed. You can help.

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The Salvation Army equips families in our community through:

After-School Programs

The Salvation Army provides after-school programming to give youth and teens a safe place to complete homework, learn new skills and relax with their friends. The program offers tutoring, mentoring, life skills programming in seven languages, exercise, and work in a computer lab.


Wonderland Camp provides week-long summer camp options for youth, teens and seniors with a different theme each week. We also host day camps during school breaks and the summer.

Pathway of Hope

A comprehensive case management system to help families identify barriers to self-sufficiency (unemployment, insecure housing, lack of job skills, lack of childcare, etc), Pathway of Hope also provides guidance on how to address these barriers, and connects families with community support organizations, and more.

Homelessness Prevention and Emergency Assistance

The Salvation Army provides emergency assistance to help with utility bills, rental assistance, and other needs in order to keep families in their homes. For more information or support: contact our Social Service Center at 815-972-1135, find a location near you, or learn more online

Music, Visual and Dramatic Arts Education

The Salvation Army is the largest music educator in the world, with offerings in brass, vocal, guitar, drums and more. It is important to provide additional creative outlets for youth, teens and adults to share their experiences, hopes, dreams and fears. Classes for youth are offered on Wednesdays at the Rockford Temple Corps Community Center.

Food Pantry

The Salvation Army's food pantry serves the Rockford/Winnebago County area. Items provided include shelf-stable pantry foods, bread, cereals, meat, produce, dairy and other household necessities. For more information, visit our Social Services page or call 815-972-1135 to make an appointment. The pantry is currently located at Rockford Temple Corps (500 S Rockford Ave, Rockford, IL).

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly)

A national weight-loss program that focuses on healthy weight loss and lifestyles. The group meets at Rockford Temple Corps Community Center on Tuesdays at noon.

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All over the country, children are fending for themselves.

In communities today, 11.3 million children take care of themselves after the school day ends.

When you give to The Salvation Army, you provide funding for programs that help support safe family centers and after-school programming.Give children a safe place to play.


Parents benefit from after-school programs, too.

Parents with children in after-school programs are less stressed, have fewer unscheduled absences, and are more productive at work.

Your support of The Salvation Army provides funding for programs that keep families safe.Provide parents peace of mind.


Homelessness is a family crisis.

The Salvation Army's family shelters are among the few that keep fathers and older male children with the rest of the family.

Your gift will keep families intact until they find more stable housing. Keep families in crisis together.


Give now. Change lives forever.


The Salvation Army gives kids and families a chance at life.

Watch how The Salvation Army lets kids experience summer camp for the first time.

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