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Infant and toddler development and family needs

Strengthening Families & Communities​...

The Branch Family Institute is offering a free support group this spring to adolescents impacted by community and gun violence.  Don't miss out on this opportunity to heal!

​​Read About former GSU graduate student Brittany Terrell's field experience with BFI!

Continuing to bring  mental health and supervised visitation awareness all year round...

Quality, professional counseling services and post-graduate training

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Community-based case management services for Seniors


After the Storm-Supervised Visitation and Safe Exchange 

program  ("Safe Haven")


On the path to "Building a Better Future for Mental Health" - Brenda T. Thompson president and founder of The Branch Family Institute, a subsidiary of E.M. Branch & Associates among four other Chicago mental health professionals and advocates at the University of Chicago SSA speaking to a group of future social workers and mental health providers regarding #BlackMentalHealth.      

​Dr. Nikia Thompson attending "empowering Professionals conference" on #EarlyInvervention at Moraine Valley Community College. Professionals "teaming makes help happen" for babies and toddlers with disabilities and developmental delays. #BuildingaBetterFuture for infant toddlers and families!

The spirit of rebirth is in the air. How do you plan to grow?

Check out BFI's upcoming and recent events and involvements!

Volunteer for BFI's Awareness Ribbon Project by creating purple, green and orange ribbons in support of mental health, domestic violence, community and gun violence, and supervised vitiation awareness.

Chicago Sky' s basket ball 2017 season is near!

Game schedule and community tickets will be available  in April. 

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Read About former graduate intern David Little's field experience with BFI!

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