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By SuperUser Account on 10/13/2016 8:06 AM
Click here to take our online Client Satisfaction Survey.  Thank you so much for your time and input!
By SuperUser Account on 9/30/2016 3:21 PM
  More than 1 in 3 women have experienced rape, physical violence and/or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetime.  This is a startling statistic!  If  you or anyone you know is experiencing domestic violence, please refer them to this website.
By SuperUser Account on 9/26/2016 8:01 AM
Mark your calendars for FEBRUARY 11, 2017 - our second Annual Spirit of Provident GALA!  This year Risa Zwerling and Mark Wrighton are our honorary Host Committee Chairs and we will be honoring the dedicated work of Carol and Ambassador George H. (Bert) Walker III along with 157 years of Provident’s social services to the community.  The event will be held 
By SuperUser Account on 9/6/2016 10:50 AM
September 5 - 11th.  Let's raise awareness about the issue of suicide.  Learn the signs and symptoms so you can help those in need.

In the U.S., suicide is the second leading cause of death for those 15 - 24 years of age. For all ages, suicide is the 10th leading cause of death while homicide ranks 17th.  So despite all the attention that crime rates receive in the news, suicide should be a much larger concern.

Provident offers training to teach people how to recognize the signs and symptoms of suicide and also how to deal with it.  Please click here

By SuperUser Account on 7/11/2016 11:08 AM
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:
By SuperUser Account on 3/23/2016 8:54 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. 
By SuperUser Account on 1/7/2016 12:49 PM
On February 1, Provident will begin counseling services at our new south county location, 11222 Tesson Ferry, Suite 100, 63123, and closing our Arnold location.  We're very excited about our new space and hope that it makes your experience with us much more satisfying and comfortable.  If you need more details
By SuperUser Account on 10/12/2015 12:51 PM
Our Suicide Prevention Workshop on November 20th was well attended and we are very grateful for the community partners who contributed.  Big thanks to all the presenters -   Linda Fehrmann from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention;  Angela Tate, Behavioral Health Response (BHR); Greg Behrman, CHADS Coalition; Richard Stevenson, National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI);  Elizabeth Makulec, Kids Under Twenty-One (KUTO) and Heather Barnett, Provident.  Critical information and resources were disseminated.  Also, a big thanks to SSM Behavioral Health and American Foundation for Suicide Prevention for sponsoring the event. We also want to thank Temple Emanuel for allowing us to use their wonderful facility and assisting with set-up.

Thanks to all who attended and are helping to save lives!

By SuperUser Account on 10/9/2015 12:42 PM
Our Life Crisis Services received an award from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention for our dedicated 24/7 Life Crisis Hotline. We are grateful for this award and appreciate all of the AFSP's efforts to raise awareness about suicide so that we can reduce the number of suicides in the US and the World.  For more information about our suicide prevention programs, please click here.
By SuperUser Account on 10/8/2015 7:59 AM
Our Executive Director, Steve Sullivan, will be speaking at the upcoming Alliance for Strong Families and Communities Conference in St. Louis, October 14 - 16.  There's still time to register for this dynamic event.  Click here
A Grand GALA!
Giving Tuesday is November 29, 2016!
Never Too Early to Plan for Summer Camp
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October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month!
Save the Date for our 2017 Spirit of Provident Gala
It's Suicide Prevention Week!
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