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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

09 October 2020
For Mental Illness Awareness Week (#MIAW) and in celebration of our staff do, please meet three clinical staff at Stepping Stones! Brooke Engberg 2.5 years (Group Homes)Jenny Stranc 12 years (River North)Chris Clark: Over 15 years (Apartment Pro...
08 October 2020
 For Mental Illness Awareness Week (#MIAW) and in celebration of our staff do, please say hello and thank you to staff of the Transitional Apartment Program (TAP), which provides housing and mental health services to 14 clients in agency-owned a...
07 October 2020
For Mental Illness Awareness Week (#MIAW) and in celebration of our staff do, we proudly introduce some of the fabulous staff who work in the Stepping Stones Apartment Program. Currently, there are two Rehabilitation Supervisors and six mental health...
06 October 2020
 For Mental Illness Awareness Week (#MIAW) and in celebration of our staff do, we proudly introduce four diligent staff who work at a Stepping Stones Supported Apartment Complex called "River North," home for forty clients over the age of 50.BRA...