Kenneth Young Center celebrated 50 years of serving our communities in November 2020. We look forward to honoring 50 years of building healthier communities together with all those who helped us achieve this incredible milestone.
Our programs are still serving clients by phone during COVID-19. Therapy, senior services, substance misuse supports, and more are still available. Call us at (847) 524‑8800.View KYC's Office Safety Procedures
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
KYC is looking for compassionate professionals to join our team! Positions are available across the organization as we look for new teammates to help serve our community.Apply Today!
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
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We offer services and resources to help older adults and people with disabilities maintain their dignity and independence in the community.Learn More
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.Read More
Our Mount Prospect Drop-In Center 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.
If a guest would like peer support, call 847−621−2040 ext 117 and leave your name and phone number. A Drop-In Staff member will call back Monday thru Friday.
Please feel free to contact your Drop-In Team at 847−621−2040 ext. 117.
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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.
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