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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Event

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

January's CPYD Coalition Meeting will feature Live4Lali

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KYC's Memory Cafe Grand Opening

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Adopt a Family - Thank You for Your Support!

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.

January at the Drop-In: January 2019 Calendar and Announcements
January 26th: Flyer For Friends And Family Day Movie: One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

February at the Drop-In: February 2019 Calendar and Announcements
February 23rd: Friends and Family Day Movie: Matchstick Men

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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Quote of the Week

In times of stress, the best thing we can do for each other is to listen with our ears and our hearts and to be assured that our questions are just as important as our answers.

—Mr. Rogers