The Kenilworth United Fund Supports these Organizations

The Alliance for for Early Childhood (formerly known as ‘The Winnetka Alliance’) Organization began in 1989 as a community organization to promote the healthy growth and development of children, from birth to age eight. It currently has 35 member organizations, including all of the public, private, and parochial elementary schools; all the preschools and day care centers; and many other organizations that provide
services to young children in Winnetka, Northfield, and Kenilworth, Illinois.

Angles for Sexual Health, Identity & Education (LINKS) To inform and empower young people by providing health care, education, and support relating to their sexuality.

Epilepsy Services for Northeastern Illinois, ESNI  Provides services and support for individuals and organizations dealing with epilepsy.

Family Promise Chicago North Shore Our main focus is to help our guest families get back into permanent and sustainable housing and employment as quickly as possible.

Family Service Center Offers individual and family counseling as well as seminars, special sessions, education consultation and psychotherapy. Experienced therapists regularly deal with drug and alcohol abuse, marital concerns, and family issues.

Haven Youth and Family Services Haven Youth and Family Services located in Wilmette, IL provides 24-hour crisis intervention, emergency housing and counseling to youth and their families. Haven helps youth and their families in crisis by offering specialized programs focused on prevention, intervention and private counseling. Haven collaborates with schools and other community agencies to counsel youth and to identify and prevent crises. Some of these programs include psycho-educational workshops, youth boards, service-learning opportunities, around the clock crisis intervention, outreach and ongoing counseling. All of Haven’s services are free of charge.

The Jocelyn Center Provides outpatient psychiatric services for people with mental and substance abuse problems. Staff includes psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and child development specialists.

Boy Scouts of America  Troop #13, Kenilworth, Illinois
Offers program opportunities and new experiences to more than 100 boys.

Kenilworth Girl Scouts  Offers program opportunities and new experiences to more than 175 girls. Six active troops, third through eighth grade. Almost 100% participation.

Meals at Home Meals at Home fosters health and contributes to individual well-being and independence by delivering nutritious meals, medically prescribed diets, and providing other supportive services to the homebound, elderly, disabled and others temporarily unable to care for their nutritional needs.

National Alliance on Mental Illness  NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. – See more at:

North Shore Youth Health Service, Inc. To empower young people to take responsibility for their health, well-being, and sexuality through education and prevention.

North Shore Senior Center Supports the independence and well-being of older adults, enhances their dignity and self-respect, and promotes their participation in all aspects of community life.

Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association The mission of the Northern Suburban Special Recreational Foundation is to ensure that recreation and leisure opportunities are available for children and adults with disabilities. They accomplish this mission primarily through the Northern Suburban Special Recreation Association which hosts social, physical, outdoor day camp and special event programs, giving the same type of experiences for disabled persons as are available through park districts and recreation departments for people without disabilities.

Our Place  The mission of Our Place is to support teens and adults with developmental disabilities so that they can live meaningful, productive, socially connected lives in their home community.

Samaritan Counseling Center  Samaritan Counseling Center offers professional therapeutic counseling and educational programming for those in our community that are experiencing difficult situations that include: marital relationships, loss and grief, transition, depression, divorce, anxiety, substance abuse, family relationships and job loss.  What makes Samaritan Counseling Center unique is our ability to integrate a person’s faith, if they so desire, into the healing process, treating the whole person; mind, body and spirit.

Winnetka Youth Organization The mission of the Winnetka Youth Organization (the YO) is to foster individual development in junior high and high school youth in the North Shore by providing adult-to-youth mentoring, prevention services, and opportunities for leadership, citizenship, and, education within a safe, informal environment.

New Foundation Center (Thresholds.)  At New Foundation Center we work together with people who have mental illness so they can recover and pursue lives of meaning and purpose. People use our employment assistance, permanent supportive housing, skills training and recovery services to achieve their best health.

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