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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

01 October 2021
October finds Stepping Stones of Rockford bursting with activity! Preparing for our upcoming CARF survey, taking part in Mental Illness Awareness Week, opening a new outpatient counseling center, and celebrating recent grants have us hoppin...
03 September 2021
Inside Out is a collaboration of Stepping Stones of Rockford, Stars of Light, Shelter Care Ministries Jubilee Center, Rosecrance Ware Center and NAMI Northern Illinois. The gallery of masks will be on display at Rockford Illinois City Hall O...
28 June 2021
Stepping Stones of Rockford has received funds to expand services, as made possible via the Winnebago County Community Mental Health Board (MCCMHB) 1/2 Cent Sales Task. Expanded services will be focused on providing outpatient ...
01 June 2021
First things first: Let's celebrate our June work anniversaries! We can't do what we do without our fabulous employees. Thank you and happy work anniversary to: SARA GONZALEZ (2014); JEFFREY HAMILTON (2009); ROCHELLE OWENS (2010);...