Boone Point South Opens Its Doors

Boone Point South Opens Its Doors

For Immediate Release September 26, 2017 For More Information Contact – Robyn Kaufman, Executive Director at (573) 874-1995 Boone Point South Opens Its Doors Columbia, MO – Boone County Family Resources (BCFR), along with its partners, will celebrate the completion of the first of two apartment buildings, Boone Point South, with an Open House and Chamber […]

Isaac bags groceries at Lucky’s.

Isaac Feels “Lucky” in His New Job

In October, we’re not only celebrating National Disabilities Employment Awareness Month, but also the one-year anniversary of the Individual Placement & Support (IPS) program. The supported employment pilot program with Missouri Division of Vocational Rehabilitation has resulted in competitive employment outcomes for 11 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The evidence-based program helps put people interested […]

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Low-tech Safety Items Bring Peace of Mind

Through Boone County Family Resources, a wide array of services and supports are available to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Support Coordinators assist in assessing each person’s individual needs and coordinate supports to help that person thrive in the community, connect with others, and achieve their personal goals. An important part of thriving in […]

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Celebrating Totality—A Once in a Lifetime Event

On Monday, August 21, Columbia, Missouri experienced a total solar eclipse. The whole community was buzzing with excitement over this once-in-a-lifetime event. To celebrate this rare occurrence, the Supported Living staff organized an eclipse party for anyone who wanted to participate. Lunch was served and everyone was outfitted with a pair of eclipse glasses. For […]