Bullying Resource

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Children’s Home and Aid of Illinois

Provides family centered counseling services for children and parents, including those involved in the child welfare system and foster care/adoption situations. These counseling services help improve the social and psychological functioning of children and their families and maximize the family well-being and academic achievement of these children. Also provides pregnancy and early parent counseling and support. Other services include adoption and foster care services, early childhood care (MotherHouse Crisis Nursery for ages 0-6) and education, residential services, and youth services. Most services are free to Medicaid-eligible children. M-F 8:45-5.

  • Northern Region:
    910 2nd Avenue
    Rockford, IL 61104
  • Phone: 815-962-1043

LYDIA Home Association- Rockford

Lydia Home Association offers “Safe Families for Children” which assists families during times of crisis such as unemployment, eviction or homelessness, family medical crisis, pregnant teens, post partum depression, etc., preventing the need for children to be placed in foster care by offering temporary placement. Also offers LYDIA’s Residential Treatment Program for children and adolescents with severe behavioral problems, provides for counseling services, and has LYDIA Urban Academy in Rockford.

  • 2323 South Sixth St., Suite 2
    Rockford, IL 61104
  • Phone: 815-966-0039
  • Fax: 815-965-3721

Rockford Sexual Assault Counseling (RSAC)

Provides comprehensive services for survivors of sexual assault and abuse from ages three to adult, as well as their families. Services include 24-hour crisis intervention and hotline, medical and legal advocacy, counseling, prevention education, and professional training. Serves Winnebago, Boone, and Ogle County residents. Regular office hours M-F 8:30-4:30, evenings by appointment.

  • Winnebago County:
  • 4990 E State St.
    Rockford, IL 61103
  • Phone: (815)636-9811
  • Boone County:
  • 860 Biester Dr., Suite 101
    Belvidere, IL 61008
  • Phone: (815)544-6821
  • 24 hour line: (815) 636-9811 or
    Toll-free: (800) 564-8441

Rosecrance Berry Campus

Provides outpatient counseling and psychiatry services, including group counseling, family therapy, individual counseling. Ages 4-17 years old. Psychiatrists, counselors, case workers, and social workers on staff. Accepts Medicaid and some private insurance. Fees depend on type of insurance. M,F 8am-6pm, T-Th 8am-8pm.

  • 8616 Northern Avenue
    Rockford, IL 61107
  • Phone: 815-332-8003

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Rosecrance Griffin-Williamson Campus

Substance abuse treatment programs for adolescents age 13-18, with some exceptions for 12 and 19 year olds. Professional counselors, psychiatrist on staff for co-occuring disorders, recreational therapy, teachers provide academic lessons during week. Fees-accepts Medicaid and most insurance. $685/day charge for in-patient program. In-patient program lasts 3.5-5.5 weeks, outpatient fees vary. M-F 8:00-8:00, Sa-Su 8:00-4:30.

  • Griffin Williamson Campus
  • 1601 University Drive
    Rockford, IL 61107
  • Phone: 815-391-1000
  • Toll Free: 888-9-AT-LAST/888-928-5278

Youth Services Network, Inc

Serves youth ages 0-21. YSN addresses mental health and trauma issues by providing counseling, intensive case management, mentoring, tutoring, transportation, and recreation in order to reduce the impact of abuse and life stressors on children and families. YSN also promotes cooperation among social service agencies by providing wrap-around services to children in Winnebago and Boone counties. 24-hour on-call system for emergencies, such as youth who have run away from home, youth who are locked out by their parents, or youth who are homeless. Physical abuse, sexual abuse, domestic violence, truancy, and neglect are the areas of specialty. Licensed social workers, licensed counselors, and licensed marriage&family therapists. No fee to clients. 8am-4:30pm daily, with varied evening hours.

  • 3703 N. Main Street
    Rockford, Illinois 61103
  • Phone: 815-986-1947
  • Crisis line: 815-986-1953
  • Fax 815-986-1954