Housing, Shelter

Rockford Rescue Mission Ministries

  • Rockford, IL
  • http://www.rockfordrescuemission.org

Mission Statement

Rockford Rescue Mission shares hope and help in Jesus' name to move people from homelessness and despair toward personal and spiritual wholeness.

Main Programs

  1. General
  2. Men's Crisis Center
  3. Men's Life Recovery
  4. Women's Crisis
  5. Women's Life Recovery
Service Areas

Self-reported

Illinois

We do not turn anyone away needing shelter and meals, but primary focus is Rockford, IL and surrounding areas

ruling year

1966

Executive Director

Self-reported

Sherry Pitney

Keywords

Self-reported

emergency services, homeless, homelessness, food, shelter, case management

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Also Known As

RRM

EIN

36-6132381

 Number

6145635395

Physical Address

715 West State Street

Rockford, IL 61102

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Temporary Shelter For the Homeless (L41)

Thrift Shops (P29)

Human Services - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (P99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

Self-reported by organization

Top accomplishments from the past year:
Men's Life Recovery residents continued doing community service projects at local churches and community organizations.
Continued success in our vocational training program at the "Restoration Cafe."
Opened an addition on our main building for women and children in life recovery and crisis shelter.

Top goals for the current year:
Build an addition to our main building to accommodate women and children in life recovery and seeking crisis shelter.
State Recovery Home renewal to maintain high level accountability with state certification.
Increase family involvement with life recovery residents through program orientation and addiction education.
Expand annual domestic violence training through partnerships with 17th Judicial Court, State's Attorney's office, Rockford School District, and local churches.
Open our "Works! Center" to expand our educational services and job placement for our life recovery residents and the community.
Open a drive through at the "Restoration Café" for expanded service on the west side of Rockford, IL as well as expanded vocational training.

Programs

Self-reported by organization

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

General

Rockford Rescue Mission provides free services of food, shelter, clothing, education and case management to the homeless and working population of Northern Illinois and Southern Wisconsin.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Females, all ages or age unspecified

Males, all ages or age unspecified

None

Budget

$6,237,540

Program 2

Men's Crisis Center

Emergency shelter and case management are provided.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Male Adults

Homeless

Military/Veterans

Budget

$290,809

Program 3

Men's Life Recovery

Provides spiritual teaching, counseling, and other tools for recovery. Recreation offers special opportunities for physical and spiritual renewal. Transitional living and aftercare are also provided.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Male Adults

Substance Abusers (Drug/Alcohol Abusers)

Budget

$274,754

Program 4

Women's Crisis

Offers 24 hour temporary housing and daily meals to women and children experiencing homelessness. Case management is also provided.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Female Adults

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Homeless

Budget

$303,112

Program 5

Women's Life Recovery

Women are provided services and case management to overcome domestic violence, sexual trauma, and substance abuse. Their children are allowed to stay with them while in the program. Aftercare is provided to transition women into independent living.

Category

Human Services

Population(s) Served

Female Adults

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Substance Abusers (Drug/Alcohol Abusers)

Budget

$263,297

Service Areas

Self-reported

Illinois

We do not turn anyone away needing shelter and meals, but primary focus is Rockford, IL and surrounding areas

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Financials

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ROCKFORD RESCUE MISSION MINISTRIES
Fiscal year: Oct 01-Sep 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

Rockford Rescue Mission Ministries

Leadership

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Executive Director

Sherry Pitney

BIO

Sherry Pitney, daughter-in-law of the Mission's co-founders, has been with Rockford Rescue Mission for over thirty-four years. Prior to accepting the position as Executive Director, Ms. Pitney served as the Director of Operations. Ms. Pitney was instrumental in expanding the Mission from a simple soup kitchen and homeless shelter to the area's largest provider of emergency services to the homeless, hungry and hurting population.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Brad Vander Heyden

Advanced Chimney Systems

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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Yes

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

No

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?