Rockford Center

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Rockford Center is a 128-bed mental health facility located in Newark, DE, providing easy access to a full complement of inpatient and partial behavioral health programs for children and adolescents, adults, and older adults.

The mission of Rockford Center is to serve the needs of our regions mental health consumers by offering all of our patients and families outstanding healthcare services that are consistently trauma responsive, empowering and respectful, and which promote and sustain recovery. This critical mission is accomplished by working in partnership with individuals, families, healthcare providers, and other community stakeholders.

Rockford Center believes that mental health is an essential part of overall health. As a leading provider in the region, Rockford Center, promotes mental health through its six core values: service excellence, ethical and fair treatment of all, innovation in service delivery, employee development, teamwork, and compassionate care. Putting these core values into action during every patient encounter, ensures that all patients and their families leave better prepared to live safe and productive lives.

Rockford Center is conveniently located in Newark off I-95 and routes 4 and 7 in northern Delaware. Newark is just minutes from Wilmington and south of Philadelphia. It is a subsidiary of Universal Health Services, Inc one of the nation s largest and most respected hospital management companies. The Rockford website can be accessed at the UHS site or go to

At the Rockford Center, our goal is to provide a safe, positive experience for our patients and customers. We recognize that our services are provided predominantly to individuals and families who are experiencing a crisis in their lives. Accordingly, our team of qualified, experienced professionals treat our patients as sensitively as if they are looking after one of their own family members. We assist patients and families to work through their immediate crisis, provide a level of information and education that allows every individual to optimize their recovery and well-being, and assist in establishing a network of post-discharge resources. We accomplish these goals by collaborating with our partners in the wider healthcare community.

At The Rockford Center, we take our mission very seriously to provide outstanding healthcare services. Our hospital has experienced tremendous growth over the past number of years resulting in expansion of services and catchment areas, enhanced expertise, and increased volume of employees and physicians.