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Enhancing Behavioral Health Crisis Care in Partnership with NorthShore University HealthSystem

NorthShore University HealthSystem has awarded Kenneth Young Center a 3-year grant totaling $600,000 to enhance our mobile behavioral health crisis response services.

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In Loving Memory of Nancy Czarnik

It is with deep sad­ness that we share the pass­ing of our beloved friend, Nan­cy Czarnik. Nan­cy was a long-time vol­un­teer,…

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Celebrating a Record-Setting Adopt A Family Season

Through your kindness, we shared over 700 gifts with the people we serve.

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2022 Subaru Share the Love Event

KYC is honored to participate in the 2022 Subaru Share the Love Event!

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Participant Spotlight: Supporting Relatives Raising Children Group

Vern, a member of our Relatives Raising Children group, shares how her love for volleyball and her connection to KYC have helped her successfully raise her grandchildren while caring for herself, too.

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Supporting Grandparents Who Are Parenting

Our Caregiver Specialist, Daxa Sanghvi, MSW, shares more about our Relatives Raising Children support group, and how KYC can be an ongoing resource for families of all forms.

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KYC Leader Named Statewide Opioid Settlement Administrator

It’s with mixed emotions that I share some exciting news. Our very own Sherrine Peyton, Director of Community Collaboration has been offered the opportunity to take a remarkable leadership role at the State of Illinois. Sherrine was chosen to be the new Statewide Opioid Settlement Administrator (SOSA).

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Celebrating our Teammates of the Year

We were proud to honor and celebrate some of our most exemplary team members recently as our Teammates of the Year!

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Hispanic Heritage Month Spotlight: Jennifer Moreno

My name is Jennifer Moreno and I’m the Deputy Director of the Comprehensive Transition Program here at KYC. I’m also proudly Puerto Rican with Sephardic roots (Hispanic Jewish people). My father was born and raised on the island of Puerto Rico; I was born in Chicago.

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National Recovery Month Program Spotlight: SUPR Services

In honor of National Recovery Month, learn more about how KYC's Substance Use Prevention and Recovery services support recovery all year long.

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