BCFR News & Stories

Portrait photo of Jeff.
Agency News

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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Support Coordination

Jacob’s Motivation Leads to Successful Employment

Like many high school seniors, Jacob began looking for his first job after graduation. With significant challenges related to expressive language and overall social skills, he was…

A teenage girl sits outdoors in an adapted wheelchair.
Support Coordination

Sofia’s Turn

On a recent trip to St. Louis, Sofia and her mother, Tracey, decided to enjoy the beautiful day and take a quick trip to the Zoo before…

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Agency News

BCFR stands in solidarity against racism and injustice

Dale stands outside his apartment dressed professionally for work.
Supported Living

Dale Finds Meaningful Employment

Dale recently moved in to Boone County Family Resources supported living, but listening to him banter with his roommate Ricky leads one to believe they are already…

Supported living staff and residents share a meal together.
Supported Living

Staff get Creative

Residents enjoy hunting Easter Eggs. Staff and residents enjoy a meal together. DSP Kiley shares the art of tie-dying t-shirts. Going through the COVID-19 pandemic means spending…

Young girl gleefully shakes maracas looking at computer.
Support Coordination

Transition to Virtual Services through COVID-19

A young client enjoys virtual music therapy at Central Missouri SPOT. With the spread of COVID-19, BCFR support coordinators continue to offer services that benefit the lives…

Agency News

Information on COVID-19

Video of young man on the autism spectrum earning employee of the month.
Support Coordination

Breaking the Mold

Watch Jesse’s story. Susan Thompson will always remember the day Jesse called her and said, “You’ll never guess. I’m employee of the month!” Susan responded with, “I’m…