$1.6 million gift from United Way of Greater St. Louis

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Provident was thankful to receive an incredible $1.6 million gift from United Way of Greater St. Louis. Their generosity demonstrates their commitment to our mission and confidence in our ability to build brighter futures through exceptional behavioral health services, especially for those with the greatest need.

New Partnerships Make Behavioral Health Care Convenient for Older Adults at Lutheran Senior Services, Covenant Place at The Mirowitz Center Properties

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Provident is pleased to announce two new partnerships with older adult living providers: Lutheran Senior Services (LSS) and the Covenant Place at The Mirowitz Center community on the Millstone Campus in Creve Coeur. Clinician Nikki Adams is embedded two days per week at LSS properties and three days per week at Covenant Place. Both communities serve low-income older adults. Nikki … Read More

Embedded School-Based Intervention Specialist Normalizing Mental Health Care in University City School

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Provident is pleased to welcome Sam Guthrie to our team as a school-based Behavioral Health Intervention Specialist. Sam is a former juvenile officer who is now embedded at Brittany Woods Middle School in University City, giving students a non-therapeutic, safe space to share their feelings and coordinate additional services as needed. Sam served fifteen students in his first month on … Read More

Provident Gala 2024 Raises Over Half Million Dollars!

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Thank you to our 550+ donors and friends who joined us on February 3 for the 2024 Spirit of Provident Gala! It was an amazing night of sharing the message of how Provident is changing lives and saving lives, 24/7, through exception behavioral health services. Click below to watch our gala video. You can also view and share via Provident’s … Read More

Provident Launches New TeleHope Program for Older Adults

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Provident’s newest program, TeleHope, was recently launched to serve adults over age 55 who are experiencing social isolation, depression, anxiety, or thoughts of suicide. The program is for residents of St. Louis City and there is no cost associated for participants. “Participants will receive regular phone calls from a Provident team member a few times a week, helping them feel … Read More

Meet Gabriel Ward, Provident’s New Human Resources Champion

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Please welcome Gabriel Ward, Provident’s new Human Resources Champion. Gabriel is a native of Collinsville and spent several years as a non-commissioned officer and Human Resources Specialist and Recruiter in the United States Army. He then worked in corporate human resources. In one position, he built an HR department from the ground up. We asked Gabriel to share insights on … Read More

Staff Profile: Quintin Johnson, Facilities Manager

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Quintin Johnson is a professional who’s been called “a gem,” “exactly who you want on your team,” and “a gift to our agency.” He managed the facilities at Mary Ryder Home before expanding his responsibilities to include other Provident properties, including the downtown office and the new Creve Coeur property. How has your career evolved? I used to work in the … Read More

Notable Grants from Major Community Organizations Demonstrate Trust in Provident’s Work

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Provident recently received grants totaling $178,000 from The Foundation for Barnes-Jewish Hospital and the St. Louis Mental Health Board to support counseling, psychiatric services and Access Center, and $4.9 million from the St. Louis County Children’s Service Fund to provide no-cost behavioral health services to St. Louis County youth. “Our entire staff team should feel extremely proud of theses awards because they show that funders recognize the critical work we … Read More

Updated Statement Solidifies Commitment to DEI

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Provident recently updated our DEI statement to reinforce our commitment to supporting and celebrating team members as unique individuals. We commit to: Creating a sense of belonging for each member of the team that recognizes and values all backgrounds, roles, and contributions. Honoring and respecting all people at all times. Offering a welcoming environment where everyone feels psychologically safe and … Read More