Helpful Links

Alignment Rockford

This important non-profit initiative is an innovative and collaborative framework for improving Rockford’s schools that facilitates the coordinated alignment of community resources with the strategic plan of Rockford Public Schools District 205.

The goal is to engage a diverse group of public and private organizations in a cooperative and focused effort to support the academic and social needs of Rockford’s youth. The result will be a positive impact on public school achievement, the well-being of our children, and the economic and social advancement of our community.

Rockford Health Council

Mission is to build and improve community health in our region, through education, action, and advocacy.
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Transform Rockford

United Way of Boone County

United Way of Rock River Valley

Rockford Public Library Community Website

Go Rockford

Rockford Parent

Moms Every Day Rockford

American Academy of Pediatrics

Website for parents and pediatricians to find resources for children’s health and welfare.

America’s Promise Alliance

The America’s Promise Alliance is the nation’s largest multi-sector collaborative dedicated to the well-being of children and youth.
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Ounce of Prevention

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American Academy of Pediatrics Healthy Weight Site

Info for families, health care professionals and communities.

Common Sense Media

Helps parents review media such as movies and games to ensure that they are age appropriate for their children and provides other useful information.

Illinois Early Learning

Also includes parenting “Tip Sheets” on a variety of subjects.

Advocacy Pre-K Now

Special Education Guide