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.


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


Goodwill Industries International’s New President and CEO Visits Goodwill Northern Illinois

ROCKFORD, IL (Feb. 7, 2019)  — Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois and Wisconsin Stateline Area (Goodwill Northern Illinois) was honored with a visit from the new Goodwill Industries International (GII) President and CEO Steven C. Preston recently. Preston, former Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and former Fortune 500 executive, officially…

Goodwill GED Graduates Honored at Graduation Ceremony

Rockford, IL (February  11, 2019) – Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois’ GoodGRADS Program held a graduation ceremony on Friday, February 8th for eleven deserving students. The GoodGRADS program began offering GED level classes in January 2017. This is the fourth graduating class of the program. Students not only obtained their GED, but also utilized the…


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