BCFR News & Stories

Support Coordination

Ryan Gears Up for Preschool

Ryan is an unwavering toddler who, like many toddlers, just wants to do what all the other kids his age are doing. Lately, that means trying to…

Agency News

BCFR Helps Clean Up Columbia

Meet us on Saturday, April 12 at Boone County Family Resources as staff, clients, and community members will join together to help clean up Columbia and specifically…

Agency News

Disability Rights Legislative Day 2014

You are encouraged and invited to attend an important event for people with disabilities across the state of Missouri. Join us at the State capitol building on…

Agency News

Light It Up Blue for World Autism Awareness Day

Did you know that autism affects 1 in every 88 children in America? Missouri has seen a nearly 400% increase in the occurrence of Autism Spectrum Disorder…

Agency News

Columbia Disabilities Issues Forum

Join us on Tuesday, March 11 at 10:30 a.m. at City Hall for a Columbia disabilities issues forum for candidates of the Columbia City Council and Columbia…

Supported Living

Happiness is a Healthy Body

What does losing 86 pounds feel like? To Jane it feels like “happiness.” When she moved into Supported Living in the summer of 2010, she was overweight…

Support Coordination

Transition to a Bright Future

Many typical college freshmen find it challenging to balance the transition of living on their own, taking classes and possibly holding down a job – but not…

Agency News

Participate in the BCFR Video Contest

Boone County Family Resources is hosting a video contest! BCFR is seeking original, 60-second videos or slideshow submissions based on the topic “I AM Able.” The contest…

Life and Work Connections

Brandy’s Positive Attitude Pays Off

For at least the last two years, Brandy’s long-term goal was to find full-time community employment with benefits. Last month, she was offered a job at the…