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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Engaging clients in counseling services to improve health and wellness.

Our professional clinical staff works one-on-one and in groups with clients to provide therapy and support for people of all ages.

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

29th Annual Kenneth Young Center Fashion Show

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Don't miss the 2017 Volunteer Dinner!


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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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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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of us will experience some form of mental illness in our lifetime

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Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them.”

—A.A. Milne