Goodwill operates GoodTAXES (volunteer tax sites) during tax season (January to April), located in the communities that we serve. The sites offer FREE and easy tax preparation by IRS certified tax preparers.

Miss the April 15th tax deadline? We can still help. CLICK HERE for more information!




Goodwill's FREE money management course

Enroll in Goodwill's GoodSTEPS Program and whip your finances into shape. Goodwill’s course in money management will teach you everything you need to know about:

  • Building a Budget (how to save on everything from groceries to clothes!)
  • Banking Basics (learn how to open the perfect bank account for your needs)
  • Credit Reports (get a free credit report!)
  • Surviving Tax Time (it's time to get your papers in order!)
  • Insurance (protect what matters most to you: life, family, health)
  • How to Get Out of Your Financial Rut
  • Renting & Homebuying Basics (how to be a smart tenant & homebuyer)
**You can receive up to $150 for completing follow up projects after the course!**


May 5th thru May 28th
Tuesdays and Thursdays - 5pm to 7pm
Goodwill Mission Services Center - 615 N. Longwood Street, Rockford


June 9th thru July 2nd
Tuesdays and Thursdays - 5pm to 7pm
Rockford Public Library - 1238 S. Winnebago Street, Rockford

To register or for more information, contact Goodwill at (815) 987-6236.

Start taking GoodSTEPS to become financially fit today!

GoodSTEPS Partners:

  • Prairie State Legal Services
  • Family Credit Management
  • MembersAlliance Credit Union
  • Generations Credit Union
  • HomeStart
  • Alpine Bank
  • Rockford Housing Authority




These programs are funded, in part, by United Way of Rock River Valley and the Rockford CA$H Coalition
United Way of Rock River Valley Rockford Cash Coalition