Stories: Agency News

Four BCFR staff stand side by side in the Main Office foyer. From left: a light-medium skin tone woman with curly dark hair, a light skin man with short dark hair, a light skin woman with a glasses and short dark hair, and a light skin woman with long dark hair.
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Practicum Students Gain Experience with BCFR

Staff collaborations with students from the University of Missouri and Columbia College is a great opportunity to provide awareness about developmental disabilities, community resources and careers at…

Girl dressed in purple costume waves a large ornate purple and gold flag.
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Julianna Steals the Show

Julianna steps onto the makeshift stage at Our Lady of Lourdes and belts out her rendition of the song “Fireworks” from one of her favorite singers, Katy…

Robyn Kaufman and Laura Cravens cut a yellow ribbon with Columbia Chamber of Commerce members surrounding them in front of the new building.
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Boone County Family Resources Celebrates New Headquarters with a Ribbon Cutting and Open House

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…

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DRLD 2021: In This Together!

This year marked the 20th anniversary of Disability Rights Legislative Day, when typically hundreds of people with disabilities and advocates gather at the capitol for a rally,…

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Something New Sprouts in Supported Living

Gardening is a fun spring activity that brings benefits such as spending time outdoors. It is also a great way to exercise, learn about nutrition, socialize with…

Jaxyn grins for a photo outdoors with her curly brown hair blowing in the wind.
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There’s No Stopping Jaxyn

Starting high school can be a daunting task for anyone.  Looking back, Jaxyn remembers trying to fit in to impress others but having some difficulty building friendships…

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COVID VACCINE RESOURCES FOR REGISTERING The following list was developed to assist in securing a COVID vaccine. The State of Missouri has established guidelines on prioritizing populations…

Portrait photo of Jeff.
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Jeff’s 2020 SARTAC Fellowship & Mission

Addressing the School to Prison Pipeline During his time as a student, Jeff Johnson’s son — who is black and has a disability — was suspended 217…

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BCFR stands in solidarity against racism and injustice