Direct Support Professionals Week Recognizes Unsung Heroes

Direct Support Professionals Week Recognizes Unsung Heroes

The week of September 7-13, 2014, has been declared State and National Direct Support Professionals Week in an effort to recognize and express appreciation for the work of community providers who provide supports to our friends, family and neighbors with intellectual, developmental, physical, and other disabilities. To celebrate the kick-off of this week of recognition, […]

Meet William, Future Computer Wiz

When William grows up, he says he wants to work on computers, maybe even be a programmer for video games. This spunky 10-year-old’s favorite thing in school is working in the computer lab, but he said he’s going to work on practicing reading and spelling this year, too. Right now, he enjoys reading Star Wars […]

The Landscape Crew Celebrates 5 Years of Operation

The Landscape Crew, a program of Life & Work Connections, is a vocational training program for people with developmental disabilities. It is designed to teach participants the skills they will need to find and retain jobs in the community. The crew works primarily during the summer on grounds-keeping projects for the Boone County Family Resources […]

Busy Barb – One Active Lady

If you looked up “active” in the dictionary, you’d probably see a photo of Barb. A participant in the Boone County Family Resources Supported Living program for 24 years, Barb is friendly, outgoing and prefers to stay busy out in the community. “I like to go, go, go!” says Barb enthusiastically. “When I’m not working, […]