BCFR News & Stories

Young woman staring out a window.
Agency News

Medicaid Waiver Wait List

Smilling young man standing outdoors.
Support Coordination

Path to Leadership

On first meeting Nik you quickly notice his infectious laughter and friendly smile. Nik has come a long way over the years – he has grown into…

Young woman smiling outdoors.
Agency News

Staff Spotlight: Alicia

Written by Kirsten Lippelman

A woman guides a duet bike carrying an older woman with a disability.
Supported Living

Wyleta Rides the Trails with PedNet

Wyleta rides the Duet bike with Heather Marriott from PedNet steering the way on the MKT Trail in Columbia, Mo. In the Spring of 2018, PedNet, a…

A little boy wrapped in bandages smiles for the camera.
Support Coordination

Veterans United Foundation offers support to BCFR family

Hayden poses for a photo at his home in Centralia, Mo. He is wrapped head-to-toe in bandages to protect his skin from blistering due to a rare…

A young boy sits next to his grandma eating a popsicle.
Support Coordination

Raising a Grandchild with Autism

Click the photo to watch the video story. Cornelia Hayes raised four boys into adulthood while working full time for 43 years – some stellar accomplishments and…

Autism Awareness books
Agency News

BCFR Reading Days

Nick sitting with his family outdoors.
Support Coordination

Every STEP of the Way

Nick sitting with his family outdoors.
Life and Work Connections

Every STEP of the Way

Watch Nick’s Story. When you ask Nick Perso about his job, he immediately starts to grin and gush with pride. Nick is part of the Boone Hospital…