Sarah Paradise to Lead New South County Office

News, Staff Profile

Congratulations to Sarah Paradise, who has been chosen as the site supervisor for the new South County office! The new 4,500 square foot space has room for 8 clinicians in 10 offices. It has an expanded waiting area and a fresh look to welcome Provident’s clients. “We are excited to move into this new space, which is a much more … Read More

Provident Begins Services at Rung

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Rung for Women recently held kickoff celebrations for the 120 women chosen to be part of their inaugural cohort. Provident is proud to be among the co-designers of this innovative center, which empowers women to grow and achieve sustained independence through educational, professional, and economic resources. “We have begun providing behavioral health services at the Rung campus and look forward … Read More

Mind, Body, and Spirits Virtual Yoga Event


Provident’s Young Professionals invite you to join their third annual Mind, Body, and Spirits virtual yoga event to support Mental Health Awareness Month. The Zoom event takes place on Saturday, May 15 at 10am. It begins with an hour of yoga led by certified instructor Amy Hrad. After class, attendees can grab a refreshing drink to join in a toast … Read More

We’re Hiring! And We Want Your Help

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Look at us grow! Provident continues to expand our team, and we’re always on the lookout for talented people to join us. The best recruiting tool we have is you, our staff. There are numerous positions listed on our  website and LinkedIn. We ask that you share with anyone you think would be a good fit with Provident. Want to really get … Read More

Easter Celebration at Mary Ryder Home

Mary Ryder Home, News

Spring is one of our favorite times at Mary Ryder Home. The garden starts popping, the birds start chirping, and everyone feels a little less cooped up – especially this year! Easter is usually one of our first signs that spring is coming, and the ladies were thrilled to have special visitors stop by to make their day extra special. … Read More

Staff Profile: Chantel Neal

Staff Profile

Chantel Neal has been a Provident after-school site supervisor in the Jennings School District for 10 years. She has two Master’s Degrees and is a teacher at Fairview Heights Elementary. What is your favorite thing about being a part of the Afterschool team? My favorite thing about my job is being able to do things with the students outside of the … Read More

MRH Choir Members Give Touching Performance

Mary Ryder Home, News

Provident creates a video each year as part of our Gala event that’s intended to show attendees why the work we do is vitally important. One of the stand-out segments this year was undoubtedly the singing and testimonials given by the women of Mary Ryder Home, who were asked to comment on what living there meant to them: “MRH is … Read More

Psychiatric Services Adds Third PMHNP

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Provident is pleased to welcome Alex Davis as our newest Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. He will provide medication management to existing Provident clients as well as referrals. Alex will provide services to children and adolescents at our downtown office. He will also provide Telehealth care to Missouri residents. When asked about his practice, Alex says: “The most fulfilling aspect … Read More

Fox 2 Taps Provident for Special Report

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Fox 2 News recently did a special report on an increase in teens self-reporting that they’re struggling with thoughts of suicide. The segments, collectively called “Crisis at Home,” combined the knowledge of suicide prevention experts, schools, therapists, doctors, parents, teachers, and lawmakers to talk about the rising number of teens who have or are willing to take their own lives. … Read More

Afterschool Students Celebrate Black History


Students in Provident’s Afterschool Program celebrated Black History Month in February with a variety of special projects. The team developed creative lessons and kept it interesting by adding some modern messaging. Highlights included making paper Kente cloths, Black History famous Black people memorial, Kevin Hart’s Black History movie day, and “SUNday,” where they enjoyed dinner and snack outdoors in a half circle … Read More