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

Provident Receives Grant from Vibrant Health


Provident Behavioral Health is pleased to announce it has received the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s 988 State Planning Grant through Vibrant Emotional Health, the nonprofit administrator of the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (Lifeline). Through the grant, Provident will participate in the development of strategic plans for Missouri in preparation for the projected infrastructure needs, volume growth, and access to the … Read More

Staff Profile: Brianna Massie


Brianna Massie is Provident’s Associate Director of Counseling. What is your favorite thing about your job? My favorite part about working at Provident is getting to serve alongside an amazing team of talented clinicians and dedicated support staff who truly aim to better the lives of their clients and the community as a whole. I am glad to be part of … Read More

Young Professionals Elect New Exec Board Members

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Congratulations to the new Executive Board of Provident’s Young Professionals: Chris Brammer Fundraising Co-Chair   Andrew Eastman Fundraising Co-Chair   Laura Farrar Board Development Chair   Anne Milne Advocacy Chair   Maggie Bauer Provident Staff Liaison   Provident Young Professionals Board engages and supports a new generation of St. Louis community leaders through service and advocacy. The Board promotes Provident’s mission … Read More