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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.

A BCFR staff and individuals served in supported living enjoy ice cream outdoors and smile cheerfully.

A Career at BCFR

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

Not everybody has a person that you can call and say ‘I’m having trouble with my kid, can you help me?’ And ten minutes later Tory comes up with ten ideas. That’s amazing!

– Jamie, parent
Two brothers stand on the track at West Elementary. Leo is on the left and is much taller than his younger brother Finn. Leo is a light skin male wearing a black shirt. Finn is a light skin male with a small frame, shaggy brown hair and glasses.

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.

We the People – DRLD 2023

BCFR Staff, Work Crew, and members of People First attend the 22nd annual Disability Rights Legislative Day at the State Capitol.

Students Gain Experience at BCFR

The BCFR practicum student initiative continues to be a positive, rewarding experience for students and our Agency thanks to dedicated staff.