Breaking the Chains of Addiction

RU is a biblically-based recovery program designed to rescue, recover, and restore those in addictive behaviors. Our local chapter meets every Friday at 7:00 p.m.-right here in Rockford, Illinois! Learn More
Expansive Support System

Expansive Support System

We offer multiple meeting times, complete curriculum, and free transportation. For those who need extra care, we have residential programs right here in Rockford, Illinois.

Family Support

Family Support

One of the core values of RU is family. We offer nursery care, children and teen programs, and mentoring for adults who must manage the distressing consequences of addiction.

Realistic Support

Realistic Results

Our positive atmosphere and practical lessons will equip you with all the tools necessary to experience recovery without relapse.

Court Accredited

Court Accredited

“RU is an accepted alternative to other 12-step programs for fulfilling court ordered conditions of probation…and is committed to the success of all participants.”

-Judge Ronald White

17th Circuit Court, Winnebago County, IL

Helping Addicts for More Than 20 Years

This RU chapter has been a source of hope and recovery for countless numbers of people in Rockford for over 20 years. We use Bible-based principles and teaching to help identify strongholds that foster addictive behavior. The key to success is found in Jesus Christ.

We are more than just a program. We are a family of resources dedicated to recovery. We apply the same truths and principles to each addiction because every compulsive habit is a result of wrong decisions and bad thinking. In addition to the biblically-based principles we teach, we have an array of addiction-specific essentials which provide recovery solutions and preventative resources.

Helping Addicts for More Than 20 Years

This RU chapter has been a source of hope and recovery for countless numbers of people in Rockford for over 20 years. We use Bible-based principles and teaching to help identify strongholds that foster addictive behavior. The key to success is found in Jesus Christ.

We are more than just a program. We are a family of resources dedicated to recovery. We apply the same truths and principles to each addiction because every compulsive habit is a result of wrong decisions and bad thinking. In addition to the biblically-based principles we teach, we have an array of addiction-specific essentials which provide recovery solutions and preventative resources.

Recovery Program

RU’s program uses a unique spiritual approach to develop lifelong sobriety. If you have tried everything else, and are looking for something that “just works,” then this program is for you.

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Children's Program

Kidz Club is an exciting program for the children of parents or guardians who come to the ministry of RU. While the parents are attending their Friday night meeting, the children meet under the guidance of highly-trained adults to interact and work the “Kidz” version of the RU curriculum.

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Teen's Program

RU Full Throttle is a biblically-based weekly program for teenagers. At Full Throttle, every message is designed to impact teenagers by offering real-life solutions to the problems and struggles that they face on a daily basis.

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Residential Recovery Program

The RU Residential Schools of Discipleship is a six-month intensive discipleship program for men and women with troubled lives. We provide a reconstructive learning atmosphere where the non-functioning person can be trained in a supportive environment of discipleship consisting of study, mentoring, Bible education, and workplace training.

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Jails & Prisons Program

RUInside is a biblically-based recovery program designed for jails, prisons, and other institutions to teach recovery without relapse to those held in bondage by their addictions and strongholds. The program also offers local support to family members of those going through the program.

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RU Plus Program

RU Plus is an extension of RU Recovery Program which is designed to provided support and care for the functioning addict. We serve as an agent to build strong partnerships between the addict and all advocates of their recovery: judicial, religious, business, and community leaders.

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Testimonials

Changed Lives

“By the second week I was there, I just knew it was different. It was that something missing… I found it to be the love of Christ that just dwells in people that came alongside of me.”

Joe Livingston

RU Program Graduate

“My obedience to God, through faith, He has given me victory over my addictions and restored His and my relationship with a newfound hope. Now I stand sober and free!”

Christopher Henry

RU Program Graduate

Take the First Step

Do you or someone you know struggling with a horrible addiction? Is this addiction controlling and destroying your life? If so, please don’t pass up this opportunity to join us this Friday night to learn about the Truth that will make you free.

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