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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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Help NFI Vermont’s Allenbrook program win $10,000 from the Red Sox Foundation!Jun 10, 2020

The Red Sox Foundation named NFI Vermont’s Allenbrook program as one of the five finalists in Vermont eligible to win the $10,000 IMPACT Award grant this year! The IMPACT Awards provide Red Sox fans in the surrounding New England states with the opportunity to support their favorite nonprofits by casting a vote. Organizations with the most votes will win […]

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Friends of NAFI/NFI Newsletter – Annual Conference EditionJan 28, 2020

Friends of NAFI/NFI Newsletter – 2019 Annual Conference Edition This edition of the newsletter shares the highlights from our Annual Conference. Check it out by clicking the link above!