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Information on COVID-19

As the situation with COVID-19 continues to develop, we will continue to make decisions to protect the health and well-being of our staff, families, persons served and community partners while doing our part to prevent the spread of the virus.  To ensure we play a constructive role by taking responsible actions guided by the Centers from Disease Control and […]

Video of young man on the autism spectrum earning employee of the month.

Breaking the Mold

Susan Thompson will always remember the day Jesse called her and said, “You’ll never guess. I’m employee of the month!” Susan responded with, “I’m not surprised. Nobody deserves it more than you.” Jesse started receiving services from Boone County Family Resources (BCFR) as a junior in high school. With the help of his Support Coordinator […]

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Medicaid Waiver Wait List

Department of Mental HealthDevelopmental Disabilities Medicaid Waiver Wait List Frequently Asked Questions The MO Department of Mental Health has implemented a waitlist for the Medicaid Home and Community base waiver programs. Individuals served by BCFR and their families have been affected by the wait list, which has prevented them from having access to needed services. […]

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Path to Leadership

On first meeting Nik you quickly notice his infectious laughter and friendly smile. Nik has come a long way over the years – he has grown into an independent young man that is excelling in accelerated high school courses. In 2018, Nik’s Support Coordinator at Boone County Family Resources, Sherry Nemeth, informed Nik and his […]

Young woman smiling outdoors.

Staff Spotlight: Alicia

Alicia started her journey with Boone County Family Resources 10 years ago as a Direct Support Professional. She has spent time volunteering help as needed on all of the supported living teams, and is currently at Team 260 as a Direct Support Professional II and paid neighbor. Alicia offers assistance, guidance and a neighborly hand […]