Summer Transition Network Classes

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Summer Transition Network Classes

There are two upcoming Transition Network classes available to persons served by Boone County Family Resources. Both classes are open to individuals ages 14 and older. In Green Thumb Gardening, you will learn about gardening and how to grow vegetables and flowers. This class meets on Friday mornings from 8-9:30 a.m. from June 9 through August […]

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Nutrition Services Help Xander Make Gains

Nutrition Services are offered through Boone County Family Resources to assess a person’s nutritional history and dietary intake, to evaluate feeding skills and feeding issues, to develop and monitor plans to address nutritional needs and to help with food habits and food preferences. Support coordinators at BCFR can connect individuals to dietitians who will work […]

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A Day of Pampering for the Ladies

In March, Supported Living staff planned a fun afternoon of pampering for the ladies. Chad Mitchell, Direct Support Specialist, had the idea to put something together after a successful “Guys Night Out” for the men last year. The gentlemen spent an evening at Lazer Lanes, bowling, eating pizza, and hanging out. Everyone who participated seemed […]

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Matt Uses IPS Program to Land a Job

Matt is enjoying his job at Texas Roadhouse where he’s been working since last fall. He is another successful person employed through the Individualized Placement and Support (IPS) program—a partnership with Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) and BCFR— in which persons with intellectual or developmental disabilities who want to work are put on a […]