Our Team is Growing!

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. 

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Vis­it the Ken­neth Young Cen­ter Logo Shop!

Shop the Ken­neth Young Cen­ter Logo Shop, a brand new vir­tu­al store fea­tur­ing KYC-brand­ed appar­el and gifts.

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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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Event

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Assessing and Treating Emotional, Mental, and Behavioral Changes that Accompany Cognitive Decline

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Blog

Masculinity and Socialization: Tips for Building Adult Relationships

Scruffy Young Man
Blog

KYC's Community Living Teams Make a Big Impact

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.

Feb­ru­ary at the Drop-In: Feb­ru­ary 2020 Cal­en­dar at the Drop-In and Announce­ments
Feb­ru­ary 29th Friends and Fam­i­ly Event

March at the Drop-In: March 2020 Cal­en­dar at the Drop-In and Announce­ments
March 28th Friends and Fam­i­ly Event

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. 

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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​.cpy​d​coali​tion​.org/.

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5.7 million
Amer­i­cans expe­ri­ence a men­tal health dis­or­der in a giv­en year.

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You are nev­er too old to set anoth­er goal or to dream a new dream.

—C.S. Lewis