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.Learn More
We offer services and resources to help older adults and people with disabilities maintain their dignity and independence in the community.Learn More
Our Positive Youth Development program helps youth ages 10-17 through education and awareness of health issues, community collaboration, and substance abuse prevention.Learn More
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.
Participate in our Self Esteem Group!
Please feel free to contact your Drop-In Team at 847-621-2040 ext. 117.
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/.
of cases of mental illness begin by age 14.
“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
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