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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Hustle for Health

Sign up today for our 5K Run/Walk on June 9th in Busse Woods! Join us for a family-friendly day celebrating our mental health and senior services!

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Event

Friday, April 27, 2018

Wine and Paint Event

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Blog

Special Announcement from the CEO

Recovery Team
Blog

See KYC's New Recovery Video

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.

April at the Drop-In: April 2018 Drop-In Calendar and Announcements
April 28th: Family and Friends Watch “Of Two Minds”

Participate in our Self Esteem Group!

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 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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“I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.”

—-Edward Everett Hale