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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Support our 29th Annual Fashion Show.

Join us on November 4th from 11am-3pm at the Seville in Streamwood for fashion and fun as we raise money to support KYC

29th Annual Kenneth Young Center Fashion Show
Adult In Classroom

Friday, September 22, 2017

Free Mental Health First Aid Training

Back To School Supply Drive

Back to School Supply Drive

Iphone Desk Laptop Notebook

September Letter from the CEO

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.

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View the September Calendar and Calendar Announcements

Check out our new group for self care!

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

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PhilHaven - Permanent Supportive Housing

PhilHaven is a permanent supportive housing development in Wheeling IL. It includes 1, 2 and 3 bedroom units for people living with a disability and needing access to supportive services. Those wishing to be part of the waitlist for PhilHaven will need to submit an application.

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Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.”