Life & Work Connections

We all appreciate belonging and giving to our community, people with disabilities are no exception.

Meaningful life and work are important

From youth in transition to adults living in their own homes, participants are building skills for full community participation.

Learn more about:

  • Learning skills for life at home and in the community
  • Group learning in classroom and community settings
  • Job skills training through paid work experiences
  • Finding and keeping a job

Life & Work Connections Stories

BCFR Staff and Work crew sit on the Mo. Capitol steps after lunch.
Agency News, Life and Work Connections

We the People – DRLD 2023

On March 1, 2023 hundreds of advocates and self-advocates arrived at the Capitol in Jefferson City to make their voices heard at Disability Rights Legislative Day (DRLD)….

Life and Work Connections

Reel Success

Life and Work Connections

Disability Rights Legislative Day 2019

Working with Christi has been really great, she’s trained me in a lot of things and I’ve learned from all the trainings we’ve been through. She taught me to use the bus, and I know how to get places now. Back in my old place, she used to train me how to cook and make meals. I never had an iPhone before, (I thought) maybe this is something Christi can train me to use.

– Tomas
Tomas wears a face mask and holds a can of soup in one hand, and his phone and white cane in the other. Tomas has medium light skin tones, dark hair, and is wearing a zip up hoodie.