About Us

Originally founded in 1982 as the Rockford Council for Affordable Health Care, Rockford Regional Health Council is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose purpose is to promote better health for the residents of north central Illinois.

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  • Rockford Regional Health Council improves community health in our region, through data gathering and analysis, education, action and advocacy.

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  • Rockford Regional Health Council will be a catalyst for collaboration to assure a healthy community with access and quality care for all.

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  • Provides a community forum where members address health issues through multi-sector collaboration.
  • Coordinates the Healthy Community Study to define the community’s needs and priorities.
  • Supports its priorities with well-defined goals and measurable outcomes.
  • Has a realistic financial plan for long-term financial stability.