BCFR News & Stories

A woman with glasses and grey hair holds a hand painted pot with dirt.
Supported Living

Supported Living Hosts a Summer BBQ

Early May brought warm weather which was welcome in Supported Living as residents enjoyed BBQ food, fun and games in the sun! Each individual served also received…

Robyn Kaufman and Laura Cravens cut a yellow ribbon with Columbia Chamber of Commerce members surrounding them in front of the new building.
Agency News

Boone County Family Resources Celebrates New Headquarters with a Ribbon Cutting and Open House

On Thursday, April 21, Boone County Family Resources (BCFR) celebrated the opening and completion of their new Main Office building located at 2700 West Ash Street in…

Daniel is dressed in a blazer and party hat while enjoying the dance floor with his friends.
Supported Living

Night to Shine Prom is a Big Hit in Supported Living

The Night to Shine is an unforgettable prom night experience for people with special needs ages 14 and older. On Friday, Feb. 11, 2022, Night to Shine…

Woman wears horseback riding gear and smiles as she gets a nuzzle from her horse.
Support Coordination

Overcoming Obstacles

Lydia is 20 years old and loves to give back to her community. She volunteers regularly at the Missouri Disability Empowerment Foundation (MoDE) , is on the…

Tomas selects a can of chicken and rice soup amongst a heavily lined wall of canned foods, thanks to assistance from the Microsoft Seeing AI app.
Life and Work Connections

Tomas uses Artificial Intelligence to Accomplish Everyday Tasks

Tomas strolls through Rock Bridge Hy-vee looking to fill his shopping list. He stops in the soup aisle and pulls out his iPhone to scan the shelves…

Agency News

DRLD 2021: In This Together!

This year marked the 20th anniversary of Disability Rights Legislative Day, when typically hundreds of people with disabilities and advocates gather at the capitol for a rally,…

Agency News

Something New Sprouts in Supported Living

Gardening is a fun spring activity that brings benefits such as spending time outdoors. It is also a great way to exercise, learn about nutrition, socialize with…

Jaxyn grins for a photo outdoors with her curly brown hair blowing in the wind.
Agency News

There’s No Stopping Jaxyn

Starting high school can be a daunting task for anyone.  Looking back, Jaxyn remembers trying to fit in to impress others but having some difficulty building friendships…

Agency News

COVID VACCINE REGISTRATION

COVID VACCINE RESOURCES FOR REGISTERING The following list was developed to assist in securing a COVID vaccine. The State of Missouri has established guidelines on prioritizing populations…