Discovering Myself Through Direct Support

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Discovering Myself Through Direct Support

By Kaitlyn Kohley, Direct Support Specialist A year and half ago, I was unemployed with a Master of Public Administration degree and desperate to find any source of income. This is when a friend told me about an opening for a Direct Support Professional on Team 260 within Supported Living. I applied mostly because I needed […]

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Disability Issues Candidate Forum

Please join us on Thursday, October 18, 2018 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Woodhaven, 1403 Hathman Place, for a Columbia Disabilities Issues Candidate Forum. We will hear from the candidates running for State House of Representatives on questions about employment, funding for support services, access to support services, inclusive education, housing, and more. Light […]

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Future New Location for Boone County Family Resources

As the agency continues serving more and more individuals and families, the staff continues to grow, and we’re bursting at the seams! As you may have heard from recent news coverage, agency staff members are doubled and tripled up in shared office space. Anticipating future growth, the Board of Directors has been deliberating on how […]

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Walk & Roll-A-Thon Event to Raise Awareness

People First of Boone County‘s annual Walk & Roll-A-Thon is a free event open to people of all ages and abilities to help raise awareness for People First and National Disability Employment Awareness month. Join us on on Saturday, October 13 starting at 2 p.m. at Stephens Lake Park. Walk or roll around beautiful Stephens Lake and then enjoy […]

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Save the Date for the Annual BCFR Holiday Party

BCFR Holiday Party Join us for the annual Boone County Family Resources Holiday Party sponsored by the Friends of Boone County Family Resources with additional financial support from the Columbia Elks Lodge #594. Everyone served by BCFR and their families are invited to come to the Knights of Columbus Hall, 2525 N Stadium Blvd., on […]