650 E. Algonquin Rd., Ste. 104
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 496-5939
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Funding provided in whole or in part to the Kenneth Young Center by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS), Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), and the Office of Adolescent Health (OAH).

LGBTQ+ Center


LGBTQ+ Center

is now open

The LGBTQ+ Center had its Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony on National Coming Out Day, October 10, 2019. Thank you to everyone who has supported this amazing event!


Visit us during our teen and young adult center times and look forward to new upcoming events!

650 E. Algonquin Rd., STE 104

Schaumburg, IL 60173

LGBTQ+ Center

The purpose for our LGBTQ+ Center is a way for teens and young adults to express themselves freely. Some LGBTQ+ individuals who attend are not out or able to express themselves in every area of their lives so the center gives them a safe place to be themselves.


The idea is for teens and young adults to come and enjoy activities such as creative arts, movie or board game nights, yoga/meditation, community service activities, learning about inclusive positive healthy behaviors, and opportunities to collaborate on leadership activities. These activities were designed with the feedback provided by the LGBTQ+ therapeutic group that was conducted at the Kenneth Young Center. My background is also in Social Work and I am a licensed social worker however our programming is not clinically based.


We will start with a Check In/Welcome New Members. We’ll Segway into having announcements & 15 minute presentations on inclusive positive healthy behaviors or LGBTQ community presentations. But not everything can be so intense so we definitely want times where days are youth led. We’ll end with Check Out/Leave with Buddy.

Click here for a calendar of events



LGBTQ+ Center Times

For LGBTQ+ Resources Check

out our Resource Guide!

Teen Center

(up to age 17)

First and Third Monday


Young Adult Center

(ages 18-24)

Second and Fourth Monday


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Community Youth service

Youth & Young Adult Survey

Community Youth Services is looking for your help! The Community Youth Services grant looks prevention of youth violence and delinquency. We are hoping that you can help us answer a few short questions on youth violence and delinquency. Please see the links to fill out the survey.

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