BCFR News & Stories

Mariah at work
Life and Work Connections

Mariah’s Move to the Mall

Mariah started vocational skills training as a member of the BCFR Life & Work Connections janitorial work crew in mid-2015 to develop the skills she needed for…

Freedom Walk 5K participants
Supported Living

Freedom Walk 5K

In early May, two Supported Living participants and five BCFR staff joined together to support the Freedom Walk – a 5K walk to raise awareness and funds…

CJ Singing
Supported Living

Karaoke Night Fun

It’s a Thursday evening and that means one thing at the Boone County Family Resources Supported Living program – Karaoke Night! Each Thursday night from 6-8 p.m….

Support Coordination

Javion’s Success Through STEP Program

As a senior in high school, Javion was very focused on getting a job and less focused on completing school. Through encouragement from family and his support…

Support Coordination

Developmental Disabilities Education Services

One of the many services provided through BCFR is Developmental Disability Education. This may take the form of a conference or workshop that is directly related to…

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Agency News

New Website Design

In mid-April, Boone County Family Resources’ new website design went live. The new look is what is called a “responsive website design,” which means it automatically adjusts…

Architect rendering of apartment
Agency News

Affordable Housing Project Moves Forward

Boone County Family Resources is very happy to partner with others to expand the availability of affordable, universally designed housing for our community. Consistent with the agency’s…

Marni Ardrey poses in the gazebo at BCFR
Agency News

Employee Spotlight: Marni Ardrey

By Laurie Ritter Meet Marni Ardrey, a Support Coordinator at Boone County Family Resources. Since 1990 she has held many roles at the agency such as Teacher Counselor…

Max Lewis, Board Member
Agency News

Max Lewis Honored with Mental Health Champion Award

Congratulations to BCFR Board Member, Max Lewis, who will be awarded the Missouri Mental Health Foundation‘s Mental Health Champion Award in June. The Award recognizes individuals living with a…