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Young man with cerebral palsy enjoys floating in pool with family.

Trevor takes to the Water

The Roberts family found the perfect solution for their 17-year-old son Trevor who has cerebral palsy and was in need of additional physical activity. With assistance from Boone County Family Resources (BCFR), Trevor accessed DMH funding through the Medicaid Home and Community Based waiver for an adapted pool lift to engage in water activities with […]

Staff smile as they prepare to distribute large gifts including a bike.

BCFR – A great place to work

Individuals served by BCFR often comment on our kind and compassionate employees who try hard to help.  This is in large part due to the company culture embedded into the day-to-day interactions of our employees. As an organization, BCFR communicates its goals and vision to employees in a way that makes everyone part of a unified […]

Senator Caleb Rowden poses for a photo with Ricky.

Senator Visits BCFR; Meets Constituents

In December,  Missouri Senator Caleb Rowden visited the agency for a meeting with Executive Director Robyn Kaufman, who provided him an overview of what we do and why we do it, and shared with him our hopes  and concerns moving into the future.  He also met with constituents of his who are supported by the […]

Smiling BCFR individuals at Roots N Blues N BBQ.

Michael Savors the Flavors at Roots N Blues

Avid music fan and individual served by the Boone County Family Resources Supported Living Program, Michael “Mike” Marvel, got the opportunity to sing and sway alongside thousands of concert goers after winning tickets to the 12th Annual Roots N Blues N BBQ festival this past September. Mike applied to receive free tickets to the 2018 […]

Smiling young man wearing UMSL t-shirt.

Set Up to SUCCEED

When Eric Lewis moved from Columbia to St. Louis for his first day on campus at the University of Missouri – St. Louis (UMSL) he was nervous and scared. Eric wasn’t sure how he would adjust to his new settings having never lived away from home. Eric now has a semester under his belt and […]