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Providing Innovative Mental Health and Educational Services to Vermont's Children and Families

Northeastern Family Institute, VT (NFI VT) is a private, nonprofit agency that serves Vermont families whose children struggle with severe emotional, behavioral and mental health challenges. The majority of children who come to NFI have a history of not functioning well at home, in school and in the community. Our strength is in joining together with families and guardians to help Vermont’s children manage behaviors and live safe and successful lives.

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Educational Programs

Five licensed schools providing trauma-informed integrated special education and mental health services to K-12 students.

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Community-Based Programs

Creative services focused on the unique needs, strengths, and values identified by the families and youths we serve.

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Residential Programs

Mental health treatment in home-like settings, ranging from intensive long-term treatment to crisis stabilization.

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Foster Care

You can make a difference in the life of a child!

Therapeutic Foster Families are an integral part of our team as they join us in creating successful treatment environments for youth in their homes.

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What’s Happening

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NFI St. Albans Office: How We Give During the HolidaysNov 30, 2018

As the temperatures slowly change and the days get shorter and the light takes a break, many people begin to find life a bit more difficult. Some of our community members and the families we work with reach out to others in a time of need. The NFI St. Albans office has three programs which […]

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NAFI/NFI 2018 Annual ReportDec 12, 2018

NAFI 2018 Annual Report   Welcome to North American Family Institute’s 2018 Annual Report. Please click on the link above to read the report in its entirety.