Winnebago County
Watch County Board Meetings Online - Starting on 3/10/16, you will now be able to watch the County Board meetings live online. MORE >

LZ Peace Memorial - The LZ Peace Memorial is a place of honor for those veterans who served our country, in war and in peace. This memorial stands as a testimony to those soldiers from Winnebago County who made the ultimate sacrifice at a time of great conflict. We’re located at Midway Village Museum, 6799 Guilford Road, in Rockford, Illinois. MORE >

Phantom Regiment - The Phantom Regiment is a youth organization dedicated to the development of self-esteem and self-reliance. MORE >

Windsor Lake - Paddle and Trail and the Rockford Park District are looking to make Windsor Lake a year-round facility and would like your input on winter recreational activities! MORE >

Fair Housing - The Fair Housing Project at Prairie State Legal Services investigates possible housing discrimination, assists clients to resolve fair housing disputes with housing providers and conducts community legal education on fair housing rights and responsibilities. MORE >

The Kids' Place

The Kids' Place provides secure waiting rooms within both the Winnebago County Courthouse and theWinnebagoCountyCriminalJusticeCenterfor children ages two through twelve. The facilities are available free of charge to parents and guardians who are conducting business at one of the courthouses. 

The Kids' Place facilities are located in the lower level of the Winnebago County Courthouse and off the first floor lobby in theCriminalJusticeCenter.  Both facilities are supervised by professional YMCA staff and provide cheerful environs for children to take part in fun activities like arts, crafts, organized games, reading and music. 

The Kids' Place facility within the Winnebago County Courthouse opened in 1998, one of the first three in the State ofIllinois.  The facility in the Criminal Justice Center opened in 2007.  Over 40,000 children have now been entrusted to the care of The Kids' Place.


Contact Us

The Kids' Place I
Winnebago County Courthouse
400 West State Street
Rockford, Illinois61101

Phone: 815-516-2490


The Kids' Place II
Winnebago County Criminal Justice Center
650 West State Street
Rockford, Illinois 61102

Phone: 815-516-2479 



Winnebago County
404 Elm Street
Rockford, IL 61101
OFC: (815) 319-4444

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