BCFR News & Stories

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…

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Agency News

Summer Camps for People with Disabilities

Summer is just around the corner so we’ve put together a list of camps in Missouri and Kansas designed especially for individuals with disabilities. With so many…

images of 5 different people served by BCFR
Agency News

BCFR Celebrates 40 Years on May 26

In 1976, the price of a gallon of gasoline was $.59, Apple Computer Company was founded by Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak, and Boone County citizens voted to approve…

Doug sitting on the floor with his laptop
Supported Living

Doug Makes Connections

Doug received a tablet for a Christmas present and set a personal goal to learn how to use it to access the World Wide Web and communicate…

Agency News

Disability Rights Legislative Day 2016

In March, several Columbians joined hundreds of other Missourians in the state capitol for the 15th annual Disability Rights Legislative Day. Among them were individuals supported by…

photo of Logan playing on the floor of his home
Support Coordination

Logan is Learning New Skills

Logan is a happy, social guy little guy who loves listening to music and singing along. He adores his brother and sister and is excited about any…

MU student sits with a participant from Inspiring Success
Life and Work Connections

Inspiring Success

The Life & Work Connections program has for several years provided classroom-based instruction as well as community-based experiential learning opportunities through Transition Network, a partnership with Columbia…

Anna sitting in a chair at her parent's home
Support Coordination

Anna Takes on the World

Anna’s schedule has become very busy these days. She’s an active 25-year-old woman who works part-time, volunteers twice a week, plays several sports and still has time…

Photo collage of people attending Night to Shine
Supported Living

A Night to Shine

February 12 was definitely a night to remember for ten lucky Supported Living participants. As part of the Night to Shine event through the Tim Tebow Foundation,…