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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 […]

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Jacob’s Motivation Leads to Successful Employment

Like many high school seniors, Jacob began looking for his first job after graduation. With significant challenges related to expressive language and overall social skills, he was left with limited options. While working with vocational service providers like Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) he received feedback that he  did not take initiative and was withdrawn from others. […]

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Sofia’s Turn

On a recent trip to St. Louis, Sofia and her mother, Tracey, decided to enjoy the beautiful day and take a quick trip to the Zoo before heading home. In the past, Tracey dreaded the Zoo because of the difficulty in maneuvering Sofia in her wheelchair up the large hills that lead to many of […]

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Exercise Your Right to Vote

The last day to register to vote in the November 3, 2020 Presidential election is October 7, 2020. Voting is one of the most powerful decision making tools you have as a citizen. For complete information about voter registration, accessible voting, upcoming election dates, and a polling location near you, visit the Boone County Clerk’s […]

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BCFR stands in solidarity against racism and injustice

By Robyn KaufmanBoone County Family Resources, Executive Director Boone County Family Resources stands in solidarity with our brothers, sisters, mothers, fathers and community in the fight against racism and injustice.  Our hearts are filled with sadness and grief for George Floyd and so many others before him whose lives were undermined by inequity and needlessly lost […]

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Dale Finds Meaningful Employment

Dale recently moved in to Boone County Family Resources supported living, but listening to him banter with his roommate Ricky leads one to believe they are already lifelong friends. As Dale fits in with his new apartment and roommate, he has also taken on a new employment opportunity at The Bluffs nursing home assisting with […]