Meet, Greet & Eat and Learn More about Boone County Family Resources

Meet, Greet & Eat and Learn More about Boone County Family Resources

Celebrate the work of Boone County Family Resources on-the-job vocational training crews for youth and adults with disabilities while enjoying homemade salsa and lemonade at this end-of-the-summer event. Join us on Thursday, Sept. 12 between 4-6 p.m. at Boone County Family Resources for an Open House featuring snacks from the garden.

Direct Support Professionals Week 2013

Direct Support Professional Recognition Week is September 8-14, 2013 Over 40 members of our staff at Boone County Family Resources are considered Direct Support Professionals, including Supported Living Assistants, Teacher Counselors, and Community Skills Specialists. Direct support professionals (DSPs) are people who work directly with people with developmental disabilities with the aim of assisting the […]

Shaina Goes for the Gold

If you looked up the definition of multi-sport athlete in the dictionary, you’d probably see a picture of Shaina. “Shaina enjoys a variety of sports and really puts her all into whatever sport she is playing,” says Kim Tolson, Site Supervisor at Team 260. Back in her days at Sturgeon High School, Shaina competed on […]

Learning to Live Well

Many a New Year’s resolution revolves around losing weight and living more healthfully, but sometimes it’s much harder to put those resolutions into action. Not for Ruthy. Once she set her mind on a goal this year to lose weight and improve her health, there’s not much stopping her. Ruthy kicked-off her summer by attending […]

Gregory Brings Home the Trophy

Like many boys his age, Gregory enjoyed his summer by staying active outside, riding horses, going to camp and playing baseball. He’s shy at first, but once he gets to talking about baseball and horses, Gregory’s face lights up. Gregory has received supports and service coordination through Boone County Family Resources since 2004 and has […]