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 […]
The Supported Living staff love coming up with creative and productive activities to stimulate and support residents. Direct Support Specialist (DSS) Shelton provided the idea of tie-dying t-shirts to create a unifying experience and give each individual an opportunity to express themselves — and get messy outdoors. Shelton recently moved to Columbia and joined BCFR […]
Early May brought warm weather which was welcome in Supported Living as residents enjoyed BBQ food, fun and games in the sun! Each individual served also received a hand painted pot by a BCFR staff member to plant summer flowers.
On Thursday, April 21, Boone County Family Resources (BCFR) celebrated the opening and completion of their new Main Office building located at 2700 West Ash Street in Columbia, Mo. The Open House kicked off at 4:30 pm with tours of the building led by BCFR staff. Shortly thereafter, Executive Director Laura Cravens greeted the approximately […]
The Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience for people with special needs ages 14 and older. On Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, Night to Shine celebrated it’s eighth anniversary as thousands from around the world came together to honor those with disabilities. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Night to Shine 2022 entailed […]
Lydia is 20 years old and loves to give back to her community. She volunteers regularly at the Missouri Disability Empowerment Foundation (MoDE) , is on the City of Columbia’s Disability Commission, is a new board member to Local Motion (formally known as PedNet), and is a member of Children’s Grove organization. Her passion for […]