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Life and Work Connections in Boone county

Community Skills

Our Life and Work Connections team will teach you the skills to live, work, and find a job in the community.

Disability support coordination

Support Coordination

We use a person-centered approach with the goal of helping individuals to thrive in the community, connect with others and achieve their personal goals.

Hadyn wears a BCFR staff shirt in bright orange and kneels beside a woman in supported living who sits in a wheelchair. The women are smiling and holding fun summer cutouts in the shape of lemonade filled mason jars.

A Career at BCFR

Join an agency that supports people with developmental disabilities in creating opportunities for a better life.

Support Coordinator Nicole Davidson works with Luka, his family, and Burmese interpreter Myo to support Luka while he waited more than nine months to receive a new communication device.

– Featured in photo is Luka and his SLP at CPS.
Middle school student, Luka, stands next to his speech pathologist in a CPS classroom. Luka is Burmese, with short dark hair, glasses, and exudes a bubbly personality.

Community News & Events

Supporting the Spectrum Podcast

Hosted by The Thompson Center, topics discussed are geared towards families and professionals providing direct support to individuals with autism, we encourage all to listen.

Les Wagner Community Room Provides Benefit to Supported Living

The Les Wagner Community Room typically holds staff meetings, classes and community events. The accessible space which accommodates more than 100 guests is also a perfect venue for Supported Living gatherings.

Julianna Steals the Show

Julianna takes the stage at Our Lady of Lourdes for the annual Basi Family Concert. The family concert raised more than $10,000 for Down Syndrome Innovations.