Nixon Signs Legislation Allowing Disabled Missourians to Increase Savings

Opus Foundation Enhances Work Training

In December 2014, The Opus Foundation granted $5,000 to Life and Work Connections, Inc. as part of its Opportunity and Impact grant program. The Foundation awards about $3 million annually to programs and projects across the country to make communities better places to live, learn, work and play. The Life & Work Connections program provides […]

Swimming Star Shines at State Games

For someone like Robert, whose favorite activity is swimming, summer could not get here fast enough. Robert is a multi-medal winner in swimming through Special Olympics and recently competed in the state-wide Special Olympics Summer Games in Springfield, Missouri. He trained and practiced for several months before heading to this year’s games. “I like swimming,” […]

Nathan Learns to Ride

“Hi, I’m Nathan,” says a smiling seven-year-old from around the corner of the entryway. “What’s your name?” Nathan is a sweet, friendly first-grader who was referred to Boone County Family Resources three years ago through the First Steps Program when the family relocated to Columbia for a new job. “We were actually in First Steps […]