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.
September 2020 Drop-In Calendar
September 2020 Drop-In Announcements
September 26th Friends and Family Movie Event: The Pursuit of Happyness
October 2020 Drop-In Calendar
October 2020 Drop-In Center Announcements
October 26th — 31st: Daily Halloween Week Surprises!
October 31st: Halloween Friends and Family Day
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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Parents and Caregivers — grab some ice cream and enjoy a day-in with tweens and teens (ages 12 – 17) to talk about alcohol prevention!
The discussion will focus on current alcohol trends, prevention strategies, opportunities to share tips and network with other families, and discuss other topics of concern affecting teens.
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 us will experience some form of mental illness in our lifetime
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