Cel­e­brat­ing the health of our com­mu­ni­ties together.

Join us on Sat­ur­day, June 8th in Busse Woods for the 18th Annu­al Hus­tle for Health 5K Run/​Walk!

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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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Pro­vid­ing the qual­i­ty care our clients deserve.

Ken­neth Young Cen­ter is proud to announce its 2019 re-accred­i­ta­tion by The Joint Com­mis­sion for anoth­er three years. The Joint Com­mis­sion is well-known as the most strin­gent pro­fes­sion­al health­care accred­i­ta­tion body, sur­vey­ing near­ly 21,000 hos­pi­tal net­works and med­ical facil­i­ties nationwide.

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Friday, April 19, 2019

April Memory Café

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Client Spotlight: Celebrating Recovery through Cynthia

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KYC Receives $4,622.33 Donation from Subaru for Meals On Wheels!

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 2019 Cal­en­dar and Announce­ments
April 21st: East­er Par­ty
April 27th:
Fam­i­ly and Friends Day Movie View­ing of Mrs. Doubt­fire

May at the Drop-In: May 2019 Cal­en­dar and Announce­ments
May 25th: Friends and Fam­i­ly Day Bowl­ing
May 27th:
Memo­r­i­al Day BBQ

Please feel free to con­tact your Drop-In Team at 8476212040 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​.cpy​d​coali​tion​.org/.

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You're Not Alone

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Amer­i­can fam­i­lies have a rel­a­tive who has a men­tal illness.

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Quote of the Week

You rarely have time for every­thing you want in this life, so you need to make choic­es. And hope­ful­ly your choic­es can come from a deep sense of who you are.

—Mr. Rogers