Missouri Ranks 3rd in Nation for Services for People with Developmental Disabilities

Missouri Ranks 3rd in Nation for Services for People with Developmental Disabilities

An annual ranking of how well state Medicaid programs serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities shows Missouri as third in the nation and second most-improved since 2007 “for providing quality services that improve the lives of individuals and their families.” The annual ranking from United Cerebral Palsy entitled The Case for Inclusion, compares how […]

Employee Spotlight: Christine Tesoro-Bieberly

By Laurie Ritter Meet Christine Tesoro-Bieberly, the Administrative Assistant for Accounts Payable at Boone County Family Resources. She has worked for BCFR for 21 years. Q: What is one favorite and one least favorite thing about your job? A: My favorite part of my job? I think my favorite part is working closely with our Supported Living staff. […]

The ADA Celebrates 25 Years

July 26 marked the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Several local agencies and organizations that provide services for people with disabilities came together to plan a community event to celebrate this historic milestone. More than 50 guests enjoyed refreshments and networking at the Orr Street Studios. A mayoral proclamation was read […]

Road Trip to New York

Summer time is great time for a good old-fashioned road trip and that’s just what Diane had the opportunity to do this summer. Her cousin, Scotty, was getting married, so Diane and her younger sister, Allison, and younger brother, Tony, jumped in the car and drove all the way to New York to attend. It […]

Michelle Presents for 1 Million Cups

After high school graduation and working several different jobs in the community, Michelle, 32, started dreaming of having her own business. She wanted to do something creative and useful that would make people happy. Thanks to funding from Vocational Rehabilitation to start up her own business, Company M.E.A., Michelle can add “entrepreneur” to her resume. […]