Kimberly Brown, MPAA, is New MRH Admin

Mary Ryder Home, News, Staff Profile

Provident Behavioral Health is pleased to announce that Kimberley Brown, MPPA, has been named the new Administrator of the Mary Ryder Home. Her responsibilities include the administration and regulatory oversight of the facility. She leads a staff of 35, including skilled nurses, care staff, and an administrative team. Brown holds a Master of Public Policy Administration (MPPA) from the University … Read More

Growing our Team


The demand for Provident’s services continues to grow, and we are actively looking for people to add to almost every department of the organization. Competition is high for the best employees and our existing team can be the best ambassadors for attracting them. Click here to see the full listing of positions and contact Julie Ann Breneman if you know … Read More

Visit from a Senator

News, Views

Missouri State Senator Brian Williams recently visited Provident’s Afterschool program at Fairview Elementary. He talked to students about his job, did a Q&A, and set up a mock voting booth for some hands-on learning. The visit was inspirational and educational. Provident appreciates having a leader like Sen. Williams share his time!

Provident Behavioral Health Named National Backup Call Center for National Suicide Prevention Lifeline


March 7, 2022 (St. Louis, MO) –– Provident Behavioral Health today announced that it has been named a National Backup Center for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline. The $974,000 annual contract is funded by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) and is administered by Vibrant Emotional Health. The agency is hiring up to 40 Crisis Intervention Specialists … Read More

Log Cabin Club Donor Appreciation Event

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The Provident Board of Directors, Advisory Council, staff, and our closest donors gathered on September 30 at the Log Cabin Club to celebrate the agency and its successes over the past year. It’s an important night for showing donors who provide crucial support to our mission that the gifts they provide absolutely make a difference for Provident and the people … Read More

Wow, We Did a Good Job!

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Ever find yourself wanting to tell a business contact or even your friends and family about all the good work we do at Provident, only to wish you had some specifics to wow them? Our 2020 Annual Report has been added to the Provident website and the stats are impressive! 63,145 total clients served 94% of psychiatric services clients report … Read More

Therapists Share Insights on YouTube

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Provident has added short videos from our clinical team to our website, social media pages, and YouTube channel as a way of helping people connect with them on a personal level and also gain helpful insights. So far, they’ve covered topics like “How to tell others about your mental health,” “How to help your child have a positive body image,” … Read More

Board Profile: Adam Fournie

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Adam Fournie is an analyst with Edward Jones and a member of Provident’s Board of Directors. We’re thankful for the time and talent he shares with us, and were excited to learn more about him. What talent would you most like to have?  An amazing singing voice (for karaoke purposes). What is the last book you read?  The Last Children … Read More

Partner Highlight: St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund


St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund has been a great partner of Provident for more than a decade, allowing us to provide exceptional services to children in our area at an affordable cost. We are proud and honored to share their thoughts on the work we do together. What makes CSF and Provident good partners? Part of the St. Louis … Read More

Bigger and Better South County Office

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Provident’s South County office recently moved into a new 4,593 square food space, which includes 10 therapy offices. The larger location has room for additional staff. The move was completed so that the South County team can serve more clients in a more comfortable setting. “We’re most proud of our new waiting room, which allows for parents to comfortably sit and … Read More