Restoration Cafe

Coffee. With a cause.

Restoration Cafe is a vocational training program offered through the Works! Center at Rockford Rescue Mission. Trainees learn culinary skills and customer service while earning their Safe Food Handler’s Certificate.


Coffee, delicious pastries, breakfast and lunch are available.  By patronizing the Cafe, you help our residents build confidence to transition back into the workplace.

625 West State Street
Rockford, IL 61102
815-977- 4361
Cafe is open Monday – Friday
Inside: 7:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Drive-Thru: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Restoration Cafe:


  • Provides vocational training
  • Increases awareness and provides funds for the Mission’s services
  • Helps revitalize Rockford’s downtown
  • Download the menu