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 Imagine being a mere 14 years old and losing your uncle to suicide.  It would be a devastating event, and extremely difficult to understand as a child.  For Elizabeth Matoushek, a member of our Life Crisis team, losing her uncle determined her path in life.  Just one year later, after struggling to try and figure out why he took his own life, she turned that curiosity and loss into seven years of volunteer service at Kids Under Twenty-One (KUTO).  Thus began her quest into the field of suicide prevention and intervention. 


THANKS for all your SUPPORT!
3/24/2016 1:54 PM
Thanks to all our supporters who gave during Give STL Day!  We appreciate each and every gift as it helps us reach more people in need in the community.  This year more than 900 nonprofits in the St. Louis region participated in Give STL Day, each with an important cause.

We're very grateful for the generosity of the St. Louis community, particularly in light of the technical difficulties that occurred with the Give STL website, here and across the country.  Once donor amounts have been calculated, we will post our total amount raised.  THANK YOU AGAIN for


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Latest News
Yes, this past Saturday, our fine feathered friends flocked
to our Annual 5K Rooster Run at Forest Park and Fredbird flew in too to join the fun. PJ Randhawa, reporter for KSDK, emceed the event along with her really cute pug puppy, Yogi.  Provident's Rudy the Rooster got a head start and the first ten runners to catch Rudy won gift cards to the Rooster Cafe.

The top overall winner was Takashi Miki at 18:42 and Julie Spurgeon was the top female runner at 21:46. Click here to see all the results.

A big cockle-doodle-dew to all the runners, volunteers and supporters!  Your engagement means the world to us and helps us fund our 24/7 crisis hotline, counseling services and community support programs.
And, a huge thank you to all our generous sponsors:

Your Kids will LOVE this Camp!
3/23/2016 9:54 AM
Our Summer Escape Camp started on May 31 but there's still a bit of room!  Don't let your kids miss out on this FUN!

This club-focused summer camp for youth ages 6-17 is located at St Frances Cabrini in South City at 3022 Oregon Ave.  Provident provides a safe environment for your kids, as well as breakfast, lunch and snacks!   Plus, kids can choose from five different topics ---cooking, theatre, film-making, construction, or leadership skills.

Summer Escape operates two sessions:  May 31st - June 30th;  and July 5th - August 5th. 

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Event List
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 7:00 PM

Survivors of Suicide (SOS) is a FREE support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide.  It is an open and peer-facilitated group.  For more details, contact our SOS coordinator at 314.647.3100 or
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 7:00 PM

Do you have issues with self-injury and would like to stop hurting yourself? Here's your opportunity to find better ways to handle difficult feelings and get support from other teens who understand you.  Groups are for teens ages 14 - 19. Youth who reside in St. Louis County will have no out of...
Monday, August 1, 2016 6:30 PM

Survivors of Suicide (SOS) is a free support group for those who have lost a loved one to suicide.  Igt is an open and peer facilitated group.  For more information, please contact our SOS Coordinator at 314.647.3100 or sos@provident...
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