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Celebrating Black History Month with Pioneers in Behavioral Health

Join us in celebrating Black History Month and just some of the influential Black leaders and voices who have shaped the body of work we serve here at KYC.

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Celebrating Mya: 2024 AANP State Award for Excellence Recipient for Illinois

KYC's Nurse Practitioner, Mya Yee Nandar, MSN, APRN, FNP-BC, PMHNP-BC, was named the one and only recipient in Illinois for the 2024 American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) State Award for Excellence!

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Kenneth Young Center Partners with Endeavor Health to Enhance Mobile Behavioral Health Crisis Services

Kenneth Young Center receives $175,000 in second year of funding to enhance mobile behavioral health crisis services

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Adopt A Family 2023: Our Warmest Season Yet!

With 800 gifts provided for our community members, this season was our warmest yet through your kindness and generosity!

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2023 Subaru Share the Love Event

Kenneth Young Center is honored to be a recipient of the funds raised through this Event to provide nutritious meals to local seniors in partnership with Subaru and Meals on Wheels.

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Adopt A Family 2023: Creating Warm Memories

Your gift provides a sense of belonging during the holiday season.

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LGBTQ+ Center Programming

Our LGBTQ+ Center provides visitors – both allies and queer folks alike – insight, education, and compassion which opens the doors to conversations that lead to positive development for youth and young adults across the northwest suburbs.

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Celebrating National Coming Out Day

In honor of LGBTQ+ History Month and National Coming Out Day, Nikki LaValley shares some insight on her personal story and how it intertwines her personal mission to Kenneth Young Center programming.

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From Student to Leader: A SMART Recovery Journey

Jesus shares how his experience as a student of Restorative SMART Recovery has shaped how he is helping students and families connect with the recovery supports that help them thrive.

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Happy National Non-Profit Day!

THANK YOU to our supporters, donors, staff, and volunteers for striving to achieve our vision that Together We Thrive.

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