Rock Valley College

Breast/Cervical Cancer Program: Testing and services for women 40+ and uninsured through the Winnebago Health Department
555 North Court, room 217, Rockford, IL 61103
(815) 720-4000 ext. 7251

Bridge Clinic of Rockford: Provides free limited medical care to people age 18 and older that has immediate medical needs but no insurance. Every Saturday from 10:00am – 2:00pm. No appointment necessary (except holiday weekends) Disabled Accessible.
318 N. Church St., Rockford, 61101 - 4th Floor in Second Congregational Church
(815) 494-1592

Center for Sight and Hearing: Offers a wide range of services and products to help individuals who are experiencing a vision and/or hearing loss.

  • (815) 332-6800 (Voice) 
  • (815) 332-6820 (TTY)
  • (800) 545-0080 (toll free voice) *Includes 24 hour/7 days a week emergency sign language interpreter at (815) 966-2058

Crusader Clinic: Crusader Community Health is a community-based, not-for-profit community health center. Crusader Community Health strives to ensure that all persons in our community have access to quality, primary health care. Services include dental care, health education, kid’s care, medical care, optical care, pharmacy services, translation, and women’s care.
(815) 490-1600

Crusader Clinic locations:

  • 1200 W. State St., Rockford, IL
  • 1050 Logan Ave., Belvidere, IL
  • 6115 N. 2nd St., Loves Park, IL
  • 1100 Broadway, Rockford, IL
  • 1002 N. Pierpont, Rockford, IL –Auburn H.S. campus


Epilepsy Education/Support: Epilepsy Foundation: Educational classes and support groups for people and families with epilepsy. Youth council and art therapy for ages 15-25 also available.
Open M-F, 8:30am-5:00pm.
321 W. State St. Suite 208. Rockford, IL
(815) 964-2689

HIV Anonymous testing: Valid ID required. Mondays 10-12 pm, Wednesdays 3:30-5:30 pm, and Fridays 12:30-3:00 pm.
Winnebago County Health Department, 401 Division St., Rockford, 61104
(815) 720-4050


  • OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, 5666 E. State St, Rockford, IL 61108
    • (815) 226-2000
    • Bilingual
  • Rockford Memorial Hospital, 2400 N. Rockton Ave, Rockford, IL 61103
    • (815) 971-5000
    • Bilingual
  • Swedish American Hospital, 1401 E. State St, Rockford, IL 61104
    • (815) 968-4400  
    • Bilingual

IL Department of Human Services: "One-stop" center for cash & medical assistance, food stamps, and job services.  Programs include Temporary Aid to Needy Families (TANF); Aid to the Aged, Bland or Disabled (AABD), Transitional Assistance (TA), Children and Family Assistance, Food Stamps, Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).
1111 Avon St, Rockford, 61101
(815) 987-7620

OSF St. Anthony Medical Center Medical Support Groups and Classes: Classes and support groups for various health issues ranging from childcare, cancer, diabetes, cholesterol control, and insurance advice. Classes and groups are free but reservations are required.
Comprehensive list of groups available on the web at
5510 E. State St, Rockford, IL 61108
(815) 226-2000 

Prescription Assistance - Salvation Army: Provides one-time prescription assistance limited to $50/non-narcotic.
416 S. Madison, Rockford, 61104
(815) 972-1135

Rockford Rescue Mission: Hope Clinic: Basic primary, chiropractic, and dental care.
715 W. State St, Rockford, 61101
(815) 965-5332

Rockford Township: Senior Emergency: Emergency prescription and utility assistance for seniors.
119 N. Church St, Rockford, IL 61101
(815) 962-8855

Swedish American Hospital Medical Support Groups and Classes: Classes and support groups for various health issues ranging from childcare, cancer, diabetes, cholesterol control, and insurance advice. Classes and groups are free but reservations are required and can be made by telephone.
Comprehensive list of groups available on the web at
1401 E. State St, Rockford, IL 61104
(815) 968-2500

UIC: Any Illinois child from birth to age 21 may qualify no-cost for diagnostic services. Specialized Care for Children can help families arrange, coordinate and pay for their child’s specialized medical treatment when the child has an eligible medical condition and certain financial criteria are met.  To find out if your child is medically or financially eligible, please call the Rockford office at (815) 987-7571 or toll free at (800) 382-8569.

Winnebago County Health Department: The Winnebago County Health Department provides services designed to protect, promote and maintain the health of Winnebago County residents. They offer a variety of wellness and environmental health services to all Winnebago County residents. Programs include Case Management Services, Women Infants and Children (W.I.C.), Travel Immunizations and other immunizations, Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics, HIV/AID testing and Family Planning Services.  Environmental Health Services include investigation of housing and nuisance complaints and inspection of food service establishments, tanning spas, wells and septic. The lead program investigates lead base paint problems in residential housing.  Additionally, the health department manages vital records such as birth and death certificates.  Laboratory services include water testing and pollen counts.

  • 401 Division St., Rockford, 61104
  • 555 N. Court St., Rockford, 61103
  • (815) 720-4000

Women, Infant, Children Program (WIC): WIC provides nutritious supplemental foods, nutrition education and referrals to other health and social care services through the Winnebago Health Department.

  • Requirements: Must live in Winnebago County, meet Federal Income Guidelines, be pregnant or breastfeeding, infants and children up to the age of five.
  • First appointment necessities: Proof of income: medical card or two check stubs from each  person living in the home. Proof of residency: a piece of mail with your address on it or a rent receipt. (Driver’s license or State Identification Card are not acceptable) For children: Birth certificate, or crib card from the hospital, immunization records. Pregnant: Proof of pregnancy.
  • WIC Location: 401 Division St, Rockford, IL 61104
    • (815) 720-4370
    • Bilingual
  • WIC Location: 555 North Court St, Rockford, IL 61103
    • (815) 720-4370
    • Bilingual

VA Primary Care Clinic: Provides integrated primary care medical services, mental health services, physical therapy, clinical pharmacy, podiatry, and women’s health services to veterans living in Winnebago and the surrounding counties.
4940 E. State St. Suite 3. Rockford, 61108
(815) 227-0081 or (815) 387-5316