Instead of focusing on what we’re missing right now, Provident challenges you to take a look at what we DO have to enjoy. Spring is blooming, we’re able to remotely connect with friends and family more easily than any time in human history, and we’ve been given an unprecedented opportunity to slow down and focus on what really matters … Read More
This unprecedented time of response to COVID-19 may have sparked questions with friends and families about how we’re working to maintain the safety of the ladies who live at Mary Ryder Home. We want you to know, first and foremost, that the health of our seniors is our number one priority. Right now, our main focus is prevention. We are … Read More
This unprecedented time of response to COVID-19 has left many of you wondering if there will be interruptions in your access to Provident’s behavioral health services. We want you to know, first and foremost, that we are thinking about you. There is no higher priority than the safety and wellbeing of our clients, our team, and every person who walks … Read More
Provident is excited to welcome our new YP Board officers, who will lead the group in their work to raise funds and promote our organization to the next generation of community leaders. Pictured left to right: Anne Elliott Edward Jones Fundraising Co-Chair Taylor Layton AB-InBev Board Development Chair Anne Milne Washington University Brown School Advocacy Chair James Mueller Midwest Regional … Read More
Provident Behavioral Health and Mary Ryder Home continue to learn interesting things about each other as we coalesce as a stronger, unified team. One great story: we spied a manicure station during a recent visit to the home and learned that doing the ladies’ nails is not just an act of personal care. It allows the residents to feel relaxed … Read More
Record-setting attendance and fundraising helped the 2020 Spirit of Provident Gala become our most successful event ever! The more than 520 people who joined us at the Ritz-Carlton St. Louis on February 8 gave over $450,000 to support our work. We honored past board president Larry Thomas with the Spirit of Provident Award, members of the Mary Ryder Home choir performed, and … Read More
Christine Reynolds, a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with experience in child, adolescent, adult, and geriatric care, has joined Provident Behavioral Health as part of our Psychiatric Services team. Christine has worked with some of the top mental health providers in the region and chose to bring her talents to Provident so she can serve people of all ages, no … Read More
One of the most memorable parts of our annual gala is the video Provident creates to tell the story of our work. This year’s video shared the stories of four people who’s lives were changed or saved by working with Provident’s team.
Provident’s Afterschool program added two additional sites to their program after ARCHS, Provident’s funding partner, requested the expansion. The new schools equal a 20% increase, serving 108 additional children in the program. The Afterschool team also received national recognition as part of the 2019 Design for Change USA competition for their anti-bullying project.
Provident’s new Access Center opened in fall 2019 to provide walk-in appointments. It exceeded all expectations during what was supposed to be a ramp-up phase. “The early success of the Access Center shows what a demand there is for the life-saving services Provident provides. It took vision and teamwork to make this happen; we should all feel extremely proud of … Read More