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Ascension DePaul Services (Nonprofit )

Formerly Daughters of Charity Services, Ascension DePaul Services is rooted in the loving ministry of Jesus as a healer. We commit ourselves to serving all persons with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable.

Our Catholic health ministry is dedicated to spirituality centered, holistic care, which sustains and improves the health of individuals and communities.

We are advocates for a compassionate and just society through our actions and words.

Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Saturday: CLOSED Sunday: CLOSED
Veronica Segura - President/CEO Send email
(210) 334-2300
Anel Trevino - Director Send email
(210) 334-2300

The Ascension DePaul Services’s Early Head Start program provides comprehensive services to children six weeks to three years of age and their families, including full-day education services.

Head Start eligibility is granted if your family meets any of the following categories:

  • The child is to be enrolled in foster care.
  • The family is receiving benefits or services through the TANF program.
  • A family member living with and supported by you is receiving Supplemental Security Income benefits (SSI).
  • The family is homeless.
  • The child has a disability, including a severe disability.
  • Income eligibility requirements for Head Start may be waived if your child has a current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or a current Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP).

Head Start services are available if your family meets the Federal Poverty Guidelines and is a resident of Bexar County. To see the HHS webpage for the guidelines – CLICK HERE

 

Hours
Monday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Register at Ascension DePaul Services
(210) 334-2300
DePaul-Wesley Children's Center
(210) 334-2390
Updated within the last 5 months.

Child care is provided in a developmentally appropriate safe and nurturing environment while you work or attend school.

In addition, two nutritionally balanced meals and a snack daily are served.

The After School Program picks up children at their schools and transports them to our facility. We provide a safe environment, a nutritious snack, and homework assistance.

In addition, the children have the opportunity for outdoor recreation, and they are exposed to topics and experiences that have disappeared from the regular class curriculum, such as music, art and building projects.

Children 6 weeks to 12 years old.

Located right next to the Wesley Health and Fitness Center.

Tuition assistance may be available based on household income and size. CCS accepted.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

After school until 6:00 PM When coming in for services, please bring a valid photo ID (Driver's License, etc.) and proof of residency (utility bill, car insurance, etc.).
Updated within the last 2 months.

The Ascension DePaul Services’s Head Start program provides comprehensive services to children ages three to five years and their families, including full-day education services.

Head Start eligibility is granted if your family meets any of the following categories:

  • The child to be enrolled is in foster care.
  • The family is receiving benefits or services through the TANF program.
  • A family member living with and supported by you is receiving Supplemental Security Income benefits (SSI).
  • The family is homeless.
  • The child has a disability, including a severe disability.
  • The family meets the Federal Poverty Guidelines and is a resident of Bexar County.
  • Income eligibility requirements for Head Start may be waived if your child has a current Individualized Education Plan (IEP) or a current Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP).
Hours
Monday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Thursday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Friday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Register at Ascension DePaul Services
(210) 334-2300
DePaul-Wesley Children's Center
(210) 334-2390
Updated within the last 5 months.

Community Health Workers, or Promotores de Salud, increase wellness by reaching out to, connecting with, and engaging underserved families and communities to help improve health outcomes for themselves, their families, and the communities in which they live.

Methodist Healthcare Ministries' Community Health Workers are certified by the Texas Department of State Health (DSHS).

Services include:

  • Establishing positive, trusting relationships with community residents in or from underserved communities.
  • Helping patients/clients, families, and underserved communities overcome barriers in language and culture to better connect to quality health care services and resources.
  • Connecting underserved populations to health care services and resources.
  • Providing informal counseling, support, and follow-up home visits for patients/clients.
  • Aiding in the creation and maintenance of community partnerships, collaborations, programs, and services.
Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last 3 months.

Child care is provided in a developmentally appropriate safe and nurturing environment while you work or attend school.

  • The After School Program picks up children at their schools and transports them to our facility. We provide a safe environment, a nutritious snack, and homework assistance.

More than a Day Care

  • DePaul Children’s Center provides a safe environment, a nutritious snack, and behavioral support from a licensed Behavioral Health Specialist.

Summer Camp Program

  • The DePaul Children’s Center Summer Camp Program is for children 6 to 8 years of age. We offer fun summer activities from the first week of June to mid-August (during the South San Antonio ISD’s summer break).

For more information, please call 210-334-2311.

  • Ages 6 weeks to 5 years - Monday – Friday
  • Ages 6 to 8 years – Summer Program 

When coming in for services, please bring a valid photo ID (Driver's License, etc.) and proof of residency (utility bill, car insurance, etc.).

Tuition assistance may be available based on household income and size. CCS accepted.

Hours
Monday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last 2 months.
Notice

Our services continue uninterrupted but are BY APPOINTMENT ONLY for the time being. Please call 210 334-2300 to make an appointment.

This program provides:

  • Clothing assistance.
  • Food assistance through our in-house food pantry.
  • We have limited monetary assistance with utilities in emergencies.

Through San Antonio Food Bank’s Project HOPE commodity program, we distribute free groceries to persons aged 60 or older who meet financial eligibility criteria.

please call 210-334-2300 for more information.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Janie Yanez
(210) 334-2300
Updated within the last 3 months.

Through this program you can receive material assistance, counseling, classes and guidance through this exciting time in your life.

Pregnant women or parent with child under 36 months.

When coming in for services, please bring a valid photo ID (Driver's License, etc.) and proof of residency (utility bill, car insurance, etc.).

Anel Trevino Send email
(210) 334-2300
Updated within the last 4 months.

Your time is important. By volunteering your time with Ascension DePaul Services, you are helping our community. We are here to help you and your family overcome hardships and succeed.  

Please contact 210-334-2300 to find where volunteers are needed now.

For the volunteer application click here.

To donate click here.

 

Monday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Updated within the last year

El Carmen Wellness Center offers programs with the goal of preventing illness, maintaining health, and promoting healthy lifestyles.

  • Health Education
  • Diabetic Education classes in English and Spanish (individual and group)
  • Nutrition and cooking classes
  • Stress reduction
  • Weight management
  • Support group
  • Exercise classes: low impact and high impact
  • Arthritis exercise
  • Zumba DVDs
  • Parent/Child summer exercise program
  • Exercise equipment for individual use (treadmills, floor mats, circular trainer, weights, stationary bikes, bench press)
Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last 2 months.

In La Misión Family Health Care Clinic, Community Counselors help people who are uninsured, whose existing coverage does not provide mental health services benefits, who are low-income and lack the money to pay for counseling services, or who would not receive treatment any other way.

Training, licensed professional counselors, licensed clinical social workers, and licensed marriage and family counselors provide counseling services. Sessions are private and conducted in a safe and familiar environment such as churches and community centers.

We accept Medicaid, Medicare, private insurance, and provide a sliding fee scale.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

An appointment must be scheduled in advance.
Updated within the last 2 months.

Medical Care:

  • Adult Primary Care
  • Adolescent Care
  • Pediatric Care
  • Laboratory Services
  • Limited Radiology
  • Limited Pharmacy

Dental Care:

  • Dental exams
  • X-Rays
  • Treatment for gum disease and cavities
  • Teeth cleaning
  • Root canals
  • Extractions
  • Filings
  • Dental Hygiene Education

Wellness:

  • Counseling
  • Social Services

Bring proof of income for one month (including everyone in the household who is employed), a utility bill (proof of address), and a photo I.D. (Texas I.D. or driver's license) if available.

We accept Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance. A financial assistance program is available based on income and eligibility.

Hours
Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Saturday: CLOSED
Sunday: CLOSED

Updated within the last 2 months.