Family Resources breaks ground on affordable housing project

architect's rendering of St. Joseph Street apartments

Boone County Special Needs Affordable Housing Breaks Ground

For Immediate Release – September 20, 2016 For More Information Contact – Robyn Kaufman, Executive Director at (573) 874-1995 Boone County Special Needs Affordable Housing Breaks Ground Columbia, MO – Boone County Family Resources (BCFR), along with its partners, celebrated the start of construction today for two apartment buildings in Central and Southwest Columbia providing 28 […]

Celebrating Summer Together

For several years now, the staff and participants in the Supported Living program at Team 16 have been gathering together informally to share a meal and get to know each other better. “We have been organizing some sort of family picnic or barbeque for quite some time now,” says Laura Eidson, Director of Supported Living. […]

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Transition Network Summer Wrap-up

Transition Network, a special partnership with Columbia College, enables participants to attend classes taught by Life & Work Connections staff on the Columbia College campus. This summer was packed with learning and some fun, too. Apartment Planning A goal of many Transition Network participants is gaining the skills to live in an apartment on their […]

child talks with her mom using communication device

Communicating Choices Through Technology

Commercial or custom designed therapeutic devices or equipment commonly referred to as “assistive technology” are used to increase capacity and minimize the functional limitations associated with a developmental disability. The assistive technology equipment can increase the independence of a person with a disability in their home and in the community. Assistive technology includes simple low-tech […]