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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 […]

Dale stands outside his apartment dressed professionally for work.

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 […]

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Staff get Creative

Going through the COVID-19 pandemic means spending several months, or more, at home and indoors – which can affect people in different ways. Supported living staff continue to find creative ways to ensure residents pass time in isolation productively and maintain a positive outlook. Direct Support Specialist Quincy enjoys putting together fun activities that will […]

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Transition to Virtual Services through COVID-19

With the spread of COVID-19, BCFR support coordinators continue to offer services that benefit the lives of individuals with disabilities who rely on day-to-day supports. While all in-person sessions are suspended, staff made the transition to providing more services remotely by phone or video conferencing platform such as Zoom, Skype and Facetime.  Offering virtual support […]