Health—General & Rehabilitative

Ascension DePaul Services (formerly Daughters of Charity Services of San Antonio)

Quick Facts

aka ADSSA (formerly DCSSA)

San Antonio, TX

Mission

Rooted in the loving ministry of Jesus as 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 spiritually 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.

Ruling Year

1946

Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Patrick Butler

Main Address

7607 Somerset Road

San Antonio, TX 78211 USA

Formerly Known As

Daughters of Charity Services of San Antonio

Keywords

Daughters of Charity, Ascension, Dental, Child Care, DCSSA, ADSSA, Medical, Social Services, Parenting, Health, Counseling

EIN

74-6106876

 Number

3545761517

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Ambulatory Health Center, Community Clinic (E32)

Child Day Care (P33)

Personal Social Services (P50)

IRS Filing Requirement

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Programs + Results

What we aim to solve

DCSSA works to provide holistic and integrated services to individuals and families living in San Antonio who are low-income and/or living in poverty.

Our programs

What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Neighborhood Health Program

Early Childhood Education

Where we work

Charting Impact

Five powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

What is the organization aiming to accomplish?

What are the organization's key strategies for making this happen?

What are the organization's capabilities for doing this?

How will they know if they are making progress?

What have they accomplished so far and what's next?

ADSSA is working hard to break the cycle of poverty and reduce the number of multi-generational families we see visit us for services. Faithful to the Vincentian tradition, Ascension DePaul Services (formerly Daughters of Charity Services of San Antonio) commits to serving all persons with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable. Our organization is dedicated to spiritually-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. All those needing care are welcome, and no one experiences discrimination for any reason.

We look at the social determinants of health to help individuals and families close gaps that help them provide for themselves. Untreated medical, dental, or mental health issues affect all aspects of life. We work to treat those issues. Early education is vital for lifelong success and we provide early education. Educating people on basic life skills, for example financial literacy, job search skills, stress management, and substance abuse are all areas that affect every part of life.

We operate a medical, dental, and counseling facility (La Mision Family Health Care) to meet the physical and emotional needs of the people we serve. We operate two child care centers in South San Antonio that are NAEYC accredited and Texas Rising Star-4 Star centers. One of them being a Head Start/Early Head Start Center. There are very few centers South of downtown San Antonio with these accreditations. Our DePaul Family Center allows ADSSA to meet the emergency needs of families by providing vital social services (food pantry, clothes closet, case management, etc.) and provides various education & exercise classes.

We regularly track outcomes by looking at program completion rates: completion of dental treatment plans and medical plans/monitoring (weight loss, diabetes prevention/management, etc), completion of counseling plans, child care center enrollment levels and evaulations of childrens developmental skills and kindergarten readiness. We also track course completion of parenting programs.

We are providing truly integrated services. Treating people using the social determinants of health is extremely complex and we are putting systems in place to ensure our clients are treated in all areas that affect their lives. Our parenting courses are growing, our medical/dental/behavioral health/social services outreach continues to grow, and our child care centers continue to be accredited and flexible to change with the needs of the community.

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Affiliations & Memberships

Affiliate/Chapter of National Organization (i.e. Girl Scouts of the USA, American Red Cross, etc.) - Affiliate/chapter 1958

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Financials

Ascension DePaul Services (formerly Daughters of Charity Services of San Antonio)

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Operations

The people, governance practices, and partners that make the organization tick.

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Board Leadership Practices

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SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations?

Yes

CEO OVERSIGHT

Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year?

Yes

ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year?

Yes

BOARD COMPOSITION

Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership?

Yes

BOARD PERFORMANCE

Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years?

Yes

Organizational Demographics

Who works and leads organizations that serve our diverse communities? This organization has voluntarily shared information to answer this important question and to support sector-wide learning. GuideStar partnered on this section with CHANGE Philanthropy and Equity in the Center.

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 11/15/2019

Leadership

No data

Race & Ethnicity

No data

Gender Identity

Sexual Orientation

No data

Disability

No data

Equity Strategies

Last updated: 11/15/2019

Policies and practices developed in partnership with Equity in the Center, a project that works to shift mindsets, practices, and systems within the social sector to increase racial equity. Learn more

Data

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We ask team members to identify racial disparities in their programs and / or portfolios.
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We analyze disaggregated data and root causes of race disparities that impact the organization's programs, portfolios, and the populations served.
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We disaggregate data to adjust programming goals to keep pace with changing needs of the communities we support.
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We disaggregate data by demographics, including race, in every policy and program measured.
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We have long-term strategic plans and measurable goals for creating a culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.

Policies and processes

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We have a promotion process that anticipates and mitigates implicit and explicit biases about people of color serving in leadership positions.
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We have community representation at the board level, either on the board itself or through a community advisory board.
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We help senior leadership understand how to be inclusive leaders with learning approaches that emphasize reflection, iteration, and adaptability.
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We engage everyone, from the board to staff levels of the organization, in race equity work and ensure that individuals understand their roles in creating culture such that one’s race identity has no influence on how they fare within the organization.