And the Winner Is…

And the Winner Is…

Earlier this year, BCFR announced a state-wide video contest in honor of developmental disabilities awareness. People were encouraged to submit videos that include positive images that put a fresh spin on the public’s view of people with developmental disabilities and what they can do in our community. The goal of the contest was to help change […]

Jan’s Big Move

Jan is a relatively new face at Team 16, but she’s been part of the Supported Living team for a long time – almost 25 years. She moved from Team 12 to Team 16 in September 2013. “Jan quickly acclimated to her new roommate and the staff at Team 16,” says Alethea Hansen, site supervisor […]

Making Communications Connections

Transition Network, a program of Boone County Family Resources Life & Work Connections, educates young adults with developmental disabilities in an effort to increase their independence. The program continues into its second year of partnership with Columbia College this spring with the “Work It – Communications Connections” class. Six young adults served by the agency […]

Ryan Gears Up for Preschool

Ryan is an unwavering toddler who, like many toddlers, just wants to do what all the other kids his age are doing. Lately, that means trying to run to keep up with his peers at daycare – something his parents, Kristina and Matt are pleased to see. “Ryan has Down syndrome, so learning to walk […]

BCFR Helps Clean Up Columbia

Meet us on Saturday, April 12 at Boone County Family Resources as staff, clients, and community members will join together to help clean up Columbia and specifically the BCFR properties. We will also be working with MU students as part of the Caring 4 Columbia community project where hundreds of students volunteer for a day of service […]