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Who We Are

"The only difference between stumbling blocks and stepping stones is the way in which we use them." Stepping Stones of Rockford, Inc. provides premiere residential mental health services to those with serious, persistent mental illness. We are dedicated to helping our clients navigate potential stumbling blocks of mental illness, advancing toward recovery, one step at a time.

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Our Mission

Our mission is: Improving Lives One Step at a Time. We live our mission every day of the year. We strive to help those we serve make improvements in their lives and we do it one step at a time. We work with our clients as they face the challenges of day-to-day recovery. We encourage them to develop who they are, to seek independence and to build confidence as they live in the community.

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Stars of Light

Stars of Light is a theatre troupe comprised of persons with mental illness and other community members who are dedicated to breaking down barriers, educating the public and busting stigma through the use of dramatic and visual arts. Stepping Stones of Rockford, Inc. provides premiere residential mental health services to those with serious, persistent mental illness. We are dedicated to helping our clients navigate potential stumbling blocks of mental illness, advancing toward recovery, one step at a time.

Latest News & Blogs

08 November 2019
For this post, I've focused on PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) in Veterans, in recognition of Veterans Day (annually recognized on November 11th). Veterans Day honors America's veterans "for their patriotism, love of...
16 October 2019
SAVE THE DATE! Stepping Stones of Rockford is bringing VICTOR RIVAS RIVERS to speak at the annual dinner! TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2020, "Stepping Into Hope" includes dinner, silent auction and Keynote Speaker Victor Rivas Rivers, National Spokesperson for ...
02 October 2019
​If you're questioning why a mental health agency is writing about Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we've got news for you: Domestic Violence awareness is EVERYONE's business! Many of our clients are survivors of domestic violence. As our agen...
26 September 2019
​Sunday, October 6th through Saturday, October 12th marks 2019's Mental Illness Awareness Week (MIAW). If you're wondering why such a week is needed, know that one in five persons will experience mental illness. One in five! ...