Making a difference in people’s lives.

Kenneth Young Center is a safety net for our neighbors in need. We respectfully serve the most vulnerable people in our area, those coping with mental illness and older adults dealing with life’s difficult transitions.

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Helping older adults stay in their homes longer.

We offer services and resources to help older adults and people with disabilities maintain their dignity and independence in the community.

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Encouraging young people to make healthy choices.

Our Positive Youth Development program helps youth ages 10-17 through education and awareness of health issues, community collaboration, and substance abuse prevention.

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Friday, September 21, 2018

Motivational Interviewing Training for Mental Health Professionals

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Employment Services: Building Long-Term Recovery and Stability

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Blog

Changes in Funding for SASS and KYC's Preparations for the New Program

Drop-In Center

Our Mount Prospect Drop-In Center is open 364 days a year, and features peer-led activities for adults with mental illness. The Drop-In Center offers a safe, inclusive environment for all people to learn and grow. Learn more.

August at the Drop-In: August 2018 Drop-In Calendar and Announcements
August 25th: Friends and Family Viewing of “It’s Kind Of A Funny Story”

Please feel free to contact your Drop-In Team at 847-621-2040 ext. 117.

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Interested in understanding KYC’s scope of services?
Check out our one-page flyer in English or Spanish for more information.


Are you interested in joining our Communities for Positive Youth Development Coalition? See how you can support young people through evidence-based prevention programs: https://www.cpydcoalition.org/.

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