Agency News

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 […]

Young woman staring out a window.

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. […]

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 […]

Autism Awareness books

BCFR Reading Days

Every April, the United Nations-sanctioned World Autism Awareness Day on April 2nd kicks off the Autism Speaks campaign, Light It Up blue (LIUB).  In support of autism awareness, people all over the world turn the color blue into a symbol representing support of the autism spectrum disorder. From the White House lighting up blue to […]