Trauma Informed Practice
Flexible and Creative Services
Client Directed Care
Individualized Programming

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

Northeastern Family Institute, VT (NFI VT) is a private, nonprofit, Specialized Service Agency (SSA) within the Vermont statewide mental health system.  We are a healing organization, grounded in trauma-informed care. NFI VT serves individuals, youth and their families, coping with the challenges of severe trauma, emotional disturbances and/or intense dysregulation across settings.

NFI VT is certified as a Vermont Care Partners Center of Excellence (COE).


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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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Therapeutic Residential Programs for Youth

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

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Foster Support Services

Become an NFI Foster Parent and make a difference in the life of a child!

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Crossroads Transitional-Aged Youth (TAY) DBT Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP)Jan 29, 2024

We are pleased to announce the start of the Crossroads Transitional-Aged Youth (TAY) DBT Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). This program was specifically designed with the developmental stage of young adults between the ages of 18 – 24 in mind. The opening of this program is to support transitional-aged youth with mental health needs presenting during […]

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