Kenneth Young Center Data Breach Investigation

Turke & Strauss LLP, a leading data breach law firm, is investigating Kenneth Young Center (“KYC”) regarding its recent data breach. The KYC data breach involved sensitive personal identifiable information and protected health information belonging to an undetermined number of employees.


KYC is a not-for-profit behavioral healthcare organization based in Illinois. Founded in 1970, KYC offers a variety of services to local communities, including mental health, older adult, and prevention services. Additionally, KYC provides youth empowerment programs, addiction and recovery support, LGBTQ+ youth and young adult services, and various volunteer opportunities. Headquartered in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, KYC has three additional locations in Illinois and employs over 200 individuals.


Recently, KYC discovered that it had experienced a data breach in which sensitive personal identifiable information and protected heath information may have been accessed or acquired. Through its investigation, KYC determined that an unauthorized party may have accessed this sensitive information on March 6, 2024. On April 8, 2024, KYC began notifying individuals whose information may have been impacted. The type of information potentially exposed includes:

  • Name
  • Social Security number
  • Date of birth
  • Driver’s license information
  • Passport number
  • Financial account information
  • Medical information
  • Health insurance information

If you are a current or former employee of, or have received a breach notification letter from, Kenneth Young Center:

We would like to speak with you about your rights and potential legal remedies in response to this data breach. Please fill out the form, below, or contact us at (608) 237-1775 or

If you were impacted by the KYC data breach, you may consider taking the following steps to protect your personal information.

  1. Carefully review the breach notice and retain a copy;
  2. Enroll in any free credit monitoring services provided by Kenneth Young Center:
  3. Change passwords and security questions for online accounts;
  4. Regularly review account statements for signs of fraud or unauthorized activity;
  5. Monitor credit reports for signs of identity theft; and
  6. Contact a credit bureau(s) to request a temporary fraud alert.

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