Centerpoint Adolescent Treatment Services

Address: 1025 Airport Drive
South Burlington, VT 05403
Phone: (802) 488-7711 Email: Website:

Centerpoint is a unique collaboration between three of Vermont’s premier youth and family serving organizations – NFI Vermont, HowardCenter, and Matrix Health Systems.   In 1995, these three organizations came together, recognizing the intensive and growing needs of teens and families in our communities.  This recognition also included the belief that these three agencies could contribute resources and support expertise to best meet these growing needs. our young people and their families have benefited from the expertise, resources, and connections that have developed through these highly designed and specialized services.  They have access to the broad range of programs and supports offered at Centerpoint and through these host agencies, and with this, can be assured of the highest quality of care.  Any day’s need may include crisis intervention or long-term residential treatment, family-based services, foster care or group care, psychological testing or psychiatric evaluation, respite or community mentoring – If the need exists, it’s likely that the umbrella of services within this interagency collaboration can help to meet that need. Centerpoint provides a full array of treatment & educational supports and programs to teens, young adults, and their families faced with emotional, behavioral, mental health, substance abuse, or special learning needs.  Centerpoint clients receive a comprehensive plan of services that may include: psychiatric and mental health evaluation; substance abuse screening and assessment ; integrated special education and mental health day treatment services through the Centerpoint School; outpatient counseling for mental health and substance abuse concerns; family counseling and parent support; group therapy; intensive outpatient (IOP) treatment; gender-specific treatment services; school-based substance abuse and mental health services; case management and community support; services for youth involved through juvenile justice and the legal system; counseling services for the college and transition-aged student; drug testing; training and Consultation.    Serves students, ages 12-18 years, grades 7-12, challenged with emotional, behavioral, mental health, or special learning needs. Daily program of academic classes, treatment groups, learning initiatives, therapeutic recreational activities, field trips and special events, vocational and community-based programming, and family support, the Centerpoint Both Centerpoint School and CP Stepping Stones are overseen by a collaborative of three agencies: HowardCenter, Northeast Family Institute (NFI), and Matrix.

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