Summer is coming! Are you ready to get out and about?
By Natasha Sigoloff Meet Shana Wilson, Direct Support Professional II with the Supported Living program. Shana began working for Boone County Family Resources right after graduating high school and celebrates her 15 year anniversary this year. In high school, Shana worked with fellow students and her cousin who belong to the intellectual/development disability community. Those […]
By Mark Satterwhite This summer, the agency’s Life & Work Connections program is piloting Career Connections, a summer work experience program for high school students between their junior and senior high school years. The plan is to link six eligible students with local businesses, where they will work part time from June 11 to July […]
“How lucky I am to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” – A.A. Milne
People get jobs so they can live in and enjoy the community. Nicholas was determined to do just that. Working with his support coordinator, Nicholas learned about summer work experiences available to him while still in high school. He chose on-the-job-training with the BCFR summer work crew program where he learned first-hand the soft skills […]