Challenge Accepted!

In just a little over a year since the opening of St. Mary's Clinic - the clinic has exceeded its capacity and must expand to meet the community's healthcare needs. Generous benefactors have stepped up with a $150,000 challenge gift that will lead the way for the expansion. Every $2.00 donated to the Clinic will be matched with $1.00 up to $300,000!  

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Care for Chronic and Acute Conditions

Providing Primary Healthcare for the Uninsured in South Houston. Directed by Sister Rosanne Popp, M.D., CHRISTUS St. Mary’s Clinic provides a number of vital healthcare services to low-income patients in an under-served Houston community near Interstate 45 South and Wayside Drive.

St. Mary's also serves as homebase for the CHRISTUS Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative. Collaborating with CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinics and CHRISTUS School-Based Clinics.

Helping patients manage a variety of conditions such as:

  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Gastritis
  • Arthritis
  • Depression
  • Menstrual Problems
  • Back and joint pain
  • Bronchitis
  • Minor injuries
  • Thyroid, kidney, liver and heart disorders

Additionally, CHRISTUS St. Mary’s provides a number of health checks including Pap smears, blood tests for cholesterol, diabetes, as well as thyroid, liver and kidney functions. Referrals for vision checks, mammograms and other specialty services are available.

Much-Needed Medications for Mr. M

as reported by Sister Rosanne Popp, MD
Mr. M is middle aged and homeless. While taking his medical history, I found out that he is an engineer and until recently had a job that provided health insurance. Without insurance he could no longer afford his medications for his hypertension or his chronic asthma.

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Fast Facts

January 1, 2013 to June 30, 2013

  • 5,050 Patient Visits
  • 536 immunizations were administered
  • More than 8,315 lab tests were provided for disadvantaged patients
  • Vaccinated 536 children against Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis
  • Patients who didn't have money for prescriptions received more than $393,522 in free medications through the Prescription Assistance Program

Homebase for the CHRISTUS Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative

The CHRISTUS Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative combines the power of three CHRISTUS Foundation ministries to deliver a full spectrum of care to families for whom medical care is often deemed an unaffordable luxury. CHRISTUS St. Mary’s Clinic is located in close proximity to many CHRISTUS School Based Clinics, as well as near routes frequented by the CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinic. Together these ministries are building on each other’s strengths for more comprehensive patient care.

CHRISTUS St. Mary’s Clinic

Wayside Center
2120 S. Wayside Drive, Suite B
Houston, Texas 77023
Phone: 713.803.1840

Hours of Operation

  • Monday through Friday: 7:45 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

For Appointments

  • Appointments and Walk-Ins Welcome
  • Medicare and Medicaid Accepted
  • No insurance accepted
  • No eligibility requirements

CHRISTUS Foundation Corporate Partners in Health

2615 Fannin
Houston, Texas

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CHRISTUS Our Daily Bread

2420 Winnie
Galveston, Texas 77550

Hours of Operation

  • Monday–Friday
  • 8:15 am to 4:00 pm
  • Closed on Holidays

W.T. and Louise J. Moran Health Center

2615 Fannin Street (at McGowen Street)
Houston, Texas 77002

Point of Light Clinic

3828 Hughes Ct., Suite 207
Dickinson, TX 77539

Hours of Operation

  • Mon through Friday 8:00 am–5:00 pm
  • Closed for lunch daily from 12:00 - 1:00 p.m.

For Appointments

  • 281.523.3500

CHRISTUS St. John Hospital

18300 Saint John Dr
Nassau Bay, Texas 77058-6302
Phone 281.333.5503

CHRISTUS St. Catherine Hospital

701 Fry Road
Katy, Texas 77450-2218
Phone: 281.599.5700

CHRISTUS Literacy Center

2420 Winnie
Galveston, Texas 77550
Phone: 409.621.1337

Hours of Operation

  • Monday–Thursday
  • 8:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • Closed during summer and other Galveston school holidays

CHRISTUS VNA Hospice and Palliative Care

2707 North Loop West
Houston, Texas 77008
Phone: 281.936.3000

Cronin & Brauer Cleft Lip and Palate Clinic/Operation San José

1315 St. Joseph Parkway, Suite 920
Houston, Texas 77002
Phone: 713.756.4041

CHRISTUS Healthy Living Mobile Clinic

CHRISTUS Foundation for HealthCare
2615 Fannin at McGowen
Houston, Texas 77002
Phone: 713.803.1880

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CHRISTUS Southwest Community Health Center

6441 High Star
Houston, Texas 77074
Phone: 713.779.6400

Hours of Operation

  • Monday–Friday
    7:30 am to 4:30 pm

For Appointments

  • (713) 779-6400

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