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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Transitional-Aged Youth Mental Health Crisis in the Post-Pandemic PeriodApr 12, 2024

Published Vermont Digger: March 18, 2024, 12:21 pmSponsored By Vermont Care Partners Crossroad Intensive TAY Outpatient Program offers a lifeline of hope and recovery for those with mental health needs. There is a crisis in children and youth mental health in Vermont. At the national level, the American Academy of Pediatrics and American Academy of […]

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