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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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Facing Fears and Working Together in BrattleboroOct 30, 2018

As NFI South transitions from summer to fall, two events stand out as representing our desire to help clients discover their potential, and to further integrate the NFI South programs. In our Brattleboro Community Alternatives Program (BCAP) a child who we worked with for some time, and who will be moving on from our program […]

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NAFI NOW! August 2018Aug 21, 2018

Please enjoy the latest issue of NAFI NOW!, the agency’s corporate newsletter.