Alexian Brothers Behavioral Health Hospital
Covenant House Hotline
Crisis Line of the Fox Valley
Girls and Boys Town National Hotline
Illinois Department of Children and Family Services – Child Abuse Hotline
National Child Abuse Hotline
National Hopeline Network
National Runaway Switchboard
National Suicide Prevention Hotline
State of Illinois All Kids Program
Who We Are
Kenneth Young Center's mission is to help people feel good, do better and find solutions. Kenneth Young Center was established in 1970 (then the Elk Grove-Schaumburg Township Mental Health Center) and has been serving the community ever since. Please visit our website at www.kennethyoung.org.
Kenneth Young Center became a two-site agency in 2012 when we began offering services from the Schaumburg Township building. All youth services (3-24) are available at both the Schaumburg and Elk Grove Village locations. Adult and senior services are only offered at the Elk Grove Village office.
Child Therapy Team: This team consists of 6 full-time master's level therapists, four part-time parent coaches, a bilingual case manager and several behavioral support specialist for children. The therapists offer individual and family therapy and facilitate group therapy as well. Psychiatric services are available for children. The parent coaches work on building parenting skills and other skilly important for running a successful household while dealing with the unique needs of children. The behavior support specialists work as "mentors" with the children by taking them into the community and helping practice the skills they are learning in therapy. Our early childhood specialists work with the very young (under 6 years of age) and use the latest in play therapy and parenting traning techniques. All child services are available in Spanish. Groups run by the Child Team include:
For more information or questions regarding the Child Team, please contact Tina Houdek, Child Team Coordinator at (847)285-4510.
There are several neighborhood teen centers available to youth residents.
Vogelei Teen Center
Hours: Tuesday/Thursday/Friday - 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
School Year Hours: (September through May)
Summer Hours: (June through August)
Schaumburg Library Teen Center