Transition Matters – Equipping Students with Disabilities for Life After High School

Transition Matters – Equipping Students with Disabilities for Life After High School

The Friends of Boone County Family Resources Speaker Series presents “Transition Matters – Equipping Students with Disabilities for Life After High School” – an informative workshop about preparing your student with disabilities for what life looks like after graduation on Saturday, April 18 from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. in the Community Room at Boone […]

A Place to Call Home

Barbi, who will be 60 years old next month, has been in and out of placement since she was 15. She’s moved many times and lived in several different communities. But it wasn’t until she moved to Columbia that she found a place to truly call home. Barbi came to Columbia to live with her […]

Fonteize is Focused on the Job

When asked what Fonteize does on the janitorial crew at Boone Country Family Resources, he gives a very detailed response. It starts with cleaning the mirror and ends with mopping the floor and wiping down handles to ensure the office stays clean and germs that could cause sickness are wiped away. Fonteize is a focused […]

Diane Lands a New Job

Diane has lived in her own apartment at Team 12 for more than six years. During most of that time, she participated in the ACT Works program earning a paycheck by recycling VHS tapes and CDs. Changes in funding for the program caused ACT Works to have to change their hiring model to only include […]