We believe people can change
We believe people can change
We believe people can change

Helping Individuals & Families Succeed

NAFI CT is a multi-service agency that provides programming, consultation, and individualized support services to youth, families, and adults in a variety of settings across Connecticut. Our core services include foster care, developmental services, residential treatment, and in-home services and consultations. We take a respectful and dignified approach to all care services, with the mission of empowering individuals and strengthening families.

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Educational Programs

Special education schools & programs that address all areas of a child’s growth simultaneously for long-term change.

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Community-Based Programs

Alternative services based on peer empowerment, group work, accountability for actions and recognition of achievement.

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Residential Programs

Long- and short-term comprehensive treatment services for youth & adults, provided in a home-like environment.

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Foster Care

Open your home and heart to a youth in need.

NAFI CT offers support services and training for foster families to help create life-long family ties. Together, we'll build upon the strength of your unique family and give a child a world of possibilities.

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What’s Happening

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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.

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NAFI CT Opens Newest Program – Linking Youth to Natural Communities (LYNC)Feb 12, 2019

NAFI CT is pleased to announce its newest program, Linking Youth to Natural Communities (LYNC). LYNC is a center-based program for court-involved youth and their families. LYNC staff will work with organizations local to the youth’s natural community to address the youth’s and family’s needs as well as provide an array of evidence-based and evidenced […]