Don’t miss Goodwill’s Nifty Buck Fifty Sale!
All regularly priced clothing is just $1.50 each.
Sale held the last Tuesday of each month!

We’re Putting Good to Work!

Donations from individuals, companies and organizations put our mission into motion.

Let’s Go To Work!

Finding jobs, gaining skills, and giving adults with disabilities and other barriers the opportunity to succeed.

Educational Programs

Reach higher and dream bigger by attaining your High School Equivalency.

Employment Services

Opening doors, overcoming barriers with job readiness and job search skills.

Community Service

Earning valuable service hours for housing organizations, legal authorities and schools.

Goodwill Scholarships

Providing scholarships at local community colleges for individuals with disabilities.

Employer Resources

Helping connect businesses with pre-screened job candidates.

It Works!

Transforming the lives of all who participate. Seeing is believing.

Supported Employment Program (SEP)

Providing job opportunities for adults with the most significant disabilities.

GoodTAXES – Volunteer Today!

Making life easier with tax preparation services.

Financial Programs

Financial Programs that benefit community leaders, organizations and individuals.

Employment Opportunities

We’re putting good – and good people – to work like never before. We’re featuring these positions today…



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Latest News & Events


Illinois Governor Visits Goodwill and Signs HB2527 for Adult High School Legislation and the Creation of an Excel Center

(September 22, 2017)  ROCKFORD – Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner visited Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois in Rockford, IL last week to sign House Bill 2527, which will allow for the creation of an Excel Center in the state of Illinois. The bill was a bi-partisan effort and was co-sponsored by State Representatives John Cabello, R-Machesney Park, Litesa Wallace, D-Rockford,…

Ben Bernsten Named Among 2018 People You Should Know

ROCKFORD, IL (Nov. 2, 2018) — Ben Bernsten, president of Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois, was named one of the 2018 People You Should Know by the Rockford Chamber of Commerce. Bernsten was one of the 20 people recognized during a special reception Thursday, November 1, at the Tebala Event Center in Rockford, IL. People…


Free Trauma Information Workshop – Rockford

Free workshop to inform participants about trauma and how to handle it

Staff Quick Hiring Event – DeKalb

Hiring Managers on site looking for qualified individuals