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Caring for the Caregivers: One Couple's Story

Read how our caregiver supports and older adult programming have helped one couple, Frank and Laura, remain independent and safe throughout the pandemic.

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Program Spotlight: Behavioral Support Services in the Time of COVID-19

Several members of the Behavioral Support Services or "Mentoring" team shared how COVID-19 has impacted clients and our program over the past year.

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Program Spotlight: Understanding Adult Protective Services

Kenneth Young Center's APS team works alongside at-risk individuals to help protect their rights and to ensure their safety, especially as cases have risen during the pandemic.

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Announcing the 2021 Hustle for Health 5K Presenting Sponsor and Celebrating Milestone Achievements with Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System

KYC is thrilled to announce that Streamwood Behavioral Healthcare System will be the 2021 Hustle for Health 5K Run/Walk Presenting Sponsor!

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Home Delivered Meals Volunteers: Making an Impact

Check out just a few of the ways our volunteers have made a meaningful difference in the lives of the individuals they serve.

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KYC's Statement on the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine

Although side effects are rare, in accordance with the CDC and the FDA's recommendation, we are encouraging anyone who experiences any side effects or concerns, especially including severe headache, abdominal pain, leg pain, or shortness of breath within three weeks after vaccination to contact their health care provider immediately.

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Happy National Volunteer Month!

To our more than 180 active volunteers, and to the many, many more who have volunteered throughout KYC's 50 year history - THANK YOU for the impact you've made on our communities.

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Celebrating KYC's Longest-Tenured Volunteers

This National Volunteer Month, KYC is honored to recognize the achievements of some of our longest-tenured volunteers!

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Transgender Day of Visibility: What Being Visible Means to Me

By Derek Sul­li­van, CCPRD Sub­stance Use Pre­ven­tion Services  Today is Inter­na­tion­al Trans­gen­der Day of Vis­i­bil­i­ty, an annu­al event ded­i­cat­ed to…

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Kenneth Young Center Statement Against Violence and Discrimination of Asian American Pacific Island Communities

Kenneth Young Center Statement Against Violence and Discrimination of Asian American Pacific Island Communities

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