- Partnerships with community individuals, churches and social service agencies are fundamental to the success of MELD programs.
- Joint programming with local agencies and schools ensure that MELD families receive comprehensive and coordinated services.
- Area churches assist MELD by hosting the Moms and Dads Groups.
- Local housing developers coordinate with MELD to provide affordable and safe homes for MELD families.
Rockford MELD is a non-profit social service agency that is funded by Youth Services Network, United Way, Department of Human Services, federal, state, and local grants, donations of many individuals, churches, businesses and corporate partners and fundraising events.