Boone County Family Resources

Partner Type

Disability Services

Description and Mission

Our mission is to enable Boone County residents with developmental disabilities to live fulfilling lives. Supports include: • Residential services • Vocational & practical living skills development • Service coordination


1. Students can serve as mentors in classes focused on • health & wellness (Monday/Wednesday 3-4:30 p.m. & Tuesday/Thursday 3:30-4:45 pm) • employment skills (Thursday 2-3 pm) • healthy relationships (Tuesday 2-3 pm) 2. Other opportunities are available with residential services depending upon a student's course assignment and schedule.

Special emphasis and skills:

Reading Proficiency, Child Enrichment Activities, Client Counseling, Educational Counseling, Event Planning, Adaptive Art, Adaptive Employment, Adaptive Recreation, Math Proficiency, Program Development, Cultural & Social Assimilation, Adaptive Technology, Life Skills Training

Contact Information:

Maya Tarter

1209 E. Walnut Street
Columbia, MO 65201
Phone: (573) 874-1995 x158


How to Serve

I want to earn credit for service (through service-learning)

In order to earn credit while serving on this project, please contact the MU Office of Service Learning online by submitting this form or calling us at 573.882.0227.

I want to volunteer

If you want to volunteer with this agency, please contact them directly through the contact information listed above.